AJSC Organizes Advocacy and Coordination Meeting with Government Officials in Kandahar Province

6. December 2022, 11:12

The Afghan Journalists Safety Committee (AJSC) organized an advocacy and coordination meeting with provincial officials, media managers and local journalists of Kandahar province.

In the meeting which was organized to facilitate better coordination between government officials and media, Ahmad Lodin, AJSC’s coordinator for the South Zone, Mawlawi Noor Ahmad Saeed, director of Directorate of Information and Culture, head of RTA Kandahar, spokespersons for the Office of the Governor, Directorate of Intelligence, Kandahar Police Command and Kandahar Municipality, heads of publication relations departments of a number of provincial directorates, and local media managers and journalists of Kandahar province had participated.

In the meeting, 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, the importance of establishing a joint media-government coordination committee in this province was highlighted.

To address the challenges facing media and journalists and facilitating better coordination between government and the media, the AJSC urged the officials to establish a joint media-government coordination committee.

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.