AJSC Organizes Advocacy Meeting with Government Officials in Kapisa Province


19. March 2023, 18:43

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

In the meeting which was organized to facilitate better coordination between government officials and media, Abdul Jamil Weqar, AJSC case manager, Khawaja Mir Tamim Haqdad, AJSC monitoring and evaluation specialists, Saadullah Salehi, AJSC provincial focal point for Kapisa, Shaikh Asadullah Sunnan, deputy governor, Mawlawi Karimullah Wasiq, head of information and culture directorate, Ahmadshah Khadim, head of RTA Kapisa, representatives of civil and military entites of this province, and local media managers and journalists of Kapisa 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.