KABUL: The Deputy Publication Minister of Information and Culture (MoIC), Hayatullah Muhajer Farahi, met with the head of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Afghanistan (UNAMA) here in his office the
The national and international media should publish Afghanistan’s facts and realities, Deputy Farahi said.
The head of UNAMA’s human rights office in Kabul Ms.
Fiona Frazer expressed concern about media access to information and addressing the problems of media and journalists, saying that the situation of media and journalists in Afghanistan is concerning.
“The law on media access to information has been completed by the Ministry of Information and Culture and has been sent to the senior official of the Islamic Emirate for review, said Farahi adding that soon will be available to the media and journalists.
According to him, the Media Violation Commission investigates and deals with the problems of the media and journalists, and a joint committee from the Ministry of Information and Culture and Afghan Journalists’ Organizations has been appointed to address the challenges Afghan media are facing.
In this meeting, Farahi stressed that all national and international media should publish the facts and realities of Afghanistan.
Farahi said, unfortunately, some media and international communities driving worse the situation in Afghanistan, by publishing reports far from the truth.
He affirms that the Ministry of Information and Culture is the supporter of journalists and the unit authority for dealing with journalists’ problems.
The Kabul Times