Deputy Minister of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan Zabiullah Mujahid said that the previous law of media in Afghanistan is still applicable but added that two other commissions regarding media will be created soon.
Speaking at a gathering of the Afghan Journalist Safety Committee in Kabul on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, Zabiullah Mujahid said that the two commissions will be, a commission of violation of rules of media and a joint commission of media and government in Afghanistan.
The Deputy Minister also said that after the creation of a commission of violation of rules of media, no government administration will be allowed to interfere in Afghan media outlets.
“Works on creation of the law of access to information is going on and the result will be announced as soon as they complete the law. Afghan women and girls can work at media in Afghanistan but they should wear Islamic hijab.” Said Mujahid.
Zabiullah Mujahid said that Afghan journalists can file their complaints in the committee in regards to the case of torture of journalists.
He also said that women can work in all parts of media as for as they observe Islamic hijab.
Source: The Khaama Press News Agency