The Afghan Journalists Safety Committee (AJSC) organized an advocacy and coordination meeting with provincial officials, media managers and local journalists of Panjshir province.
In the meeting held to facilitate better coordination between government officials and media, Mulah Shah Malang Rohullah, deputy governor, Haroon Onabi, AJSC’s Jawzjan provincial focal point for Panjshir, Maulana Nasrullah Malikzada, head of information and culture directorate, Qari Mansoor, head of media department of GDI Panjshir, Abidullah Oqab Farooqi, spokesperson for the Panjshir police command, as well as local media managers and journalists of Panjshir 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.