Access to Info at heart of development, democracy: Blake

Access to Info at heart of development, democracy: Blake

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Dhaka: British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Alison Blake on Wednesday said access to information is at the heart of development and democracy.
She said access to information gives individuals greater control over their own lives and a greater stake in the way they are governed. UNB News Agency Reported.
The British High Commissioner made the remark while addressing an event in the city marking the International Day for The Universal Access to Information.
Article 19 Bangladesh and South Asia organised the event, titled ‘Our right to know: their right to safety; the right to information, threatened communicators and SDGs’, according to the British High Commission.

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