The Afghan Journalists Safety Committee (AJSC) organized an advocacy and coordination meeting with provincial officials, media managers and local journalists of Khost province.
In the meeting which was organized to facilitate better coordination between government officials and media, Farooq Jan Mangal AJSC’s coordinator for the Southeast Zone, Mohammad Rasol Adel, spokesperson for the Office of the Governor, Qari Obaidullah, spokesperson for the Directorate of Intelligence, Mustafer Gurbaz, spokesperson for the Khost Police Command, and local media managers and journalists of Khost province had participated.
In addition to discussing issues such as addressing the challenges facing media work, the right to access to information and creating better coordination between government and the media, in this meeting, it was announced that a joint media-government coordination committee will be established in this province.
The Joint Media-Government Coordination Committee will be established at the recommendation of the AJSC, to address the challenges facing media and journalists and facilitating better coordination between government and the media.
The government officials in this province, in addition to announcing their support for media, promised better cooperation of local government officials with the journalists of this province.
The AJSC has been tirelessly working to facilitate a safe environment for journalists and better coordination between government and the media.