Mr. Shafqat Mahmood, Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training represented Pakistan in the opening session of Paris Peace Forum inaugurated by the French President Mr. Emmanuel Macron in Paris today. The Ambassador of Pakistan to France Mr. Moin ul Haque also accompanied the Minister.

Later, the Minister visited Pakistan booth where a Pakistani project, “Evaluation of Right to Information Implementation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP)”, was showcased on the sidelines of the Paris Peace Forum. Mr. Taimur Saleem Khan Jhagra, the Finance Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mr. Shaukat Ali, Provincial Minister for Information and other members of the Project team were present on the occasion.

He appreciated their participation in Paris Peace Forum to showcase Pakistan’s achievements in good governance and transparency.

He noted that the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan had the honor to become the first province to establish Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Right to Information Commission with the aim to ensure an easy excess to public information by the citizens.

The project Evaluation of Right to Information Implementation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) was selected out of 716 projects submitted by 115 countries for showcasing at Paris Peace Forum.