The Afghan Journalists Safety Committee (AJSC) organized an advocacy and coordination meeting with provincial officials, media managers and local journalists of Bamyan province.
In the meeting held on March 19 to facilitate better coordination between government officials and media, Sayid Amin Hamta, AJSC Bamyan focal point, Mawlawi Saifurahman Mohammadi, director of Directorate of Information and Culture, Qutbudin Saadat Saighani, representative of GDI, Mohammad Khawani Rasa, spokesperson for Bamyan’s police command, Fardin Malek, representative of the governor’s office and local media managers and journalists of Bamyan 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.