Only 25-pct of Sri Lanka state agencies make satisfactory disclosure under RTI: survey

About a quarter of Sri Lanka’s ministries and public authorities made at least ‘moderately satisfactory’ disclosures under the Right to Information Act with informative websites, a survey has found.

In terms of content disclosure 77 percent were ‘moderately unsatisfactory and only 23 percent were moderately satisfactory, according to a survey conducted by Verite Research, a Colombo-based think tank.

The survey covered 29 ministries and the President’s and Prime Minister’s offices.

In terms of usability 25 public authorities scored in the ‘moderately unsatisfactory’ band and only 6 public authorities scored in the ‘moderately satisfactory’ band.

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