SL ranks fourth in global Right to Information rankings

AN | Published: 9:30 AM Sep 28 2020
Local SL ranks fourth in global Right to Information rankings

Sri Lanka has ranked fourth in the global Right to Information Ratings.

The Global Right to Information Rating on  countryeconomy.com  rated Sri Lanka at fourth place, obtaining 131 points, after Afghanistan, Mexico and Serbia.

It states that the transparency law of Sri Lanka has been in force since 2016 and with it, has earned 131 points in the Global Right to Information Rating (RTI Rating). With that score, Sri Lanka is in one of the top positions of the ranking, as it is a country with a good legislative framework in relation to transparency and access to information.

This index ranks countries giving them a score of 0-150 depending on the strength of its legal framework which guarantees the right to information.

Today (28) also marks the International Day for Universal Access to Information. 

AN | Published: 9:30 AM Sep 28 2020

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