The Afghan Journalists Safety Committee (AJSC) organized an advocacy and coordination meeting with provincial officials, media managers and local journalists of Ghazni province.
In the meeting which was organized to facilitate better coordination between government officials and media, Gullabuddin Amiri, AJSC’s coordinator for the Central Zone, Mohammad Ishaq Akhundzada, governor of Ghazni province, Malawi Hamidullah Nisar, director of Directorate of Information and Culture, spokesperson for the Office of the Governor, head of RTA Ghazni, head of information department of Directorate of Information and Culture, representatives of the Directorate of Intelligence, Ghazni Police Command and Directorate of Propagation of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, 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 decided to establish a joint media-government coordination committee in this province.
The Joint Media-Government Coordination Committee is being 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.