Afghan Voice Agency (AVA) - Kabul: Hayatullah Mohajer Farahi, Minister of Information and Culture of the Islamic Emirate, in an exclusive interview with Afghan Voice Agency (AVA) in his office, while confirming some of the problems faced by the media in the country, said that the policy The Islamic Emirate, especially the Ministry of Information and Culture, supports and helps the media and journalists in Afghanistan.
According to the words of the Minister of Information and Culture Ministry of Information and Culture, America has continued its hostile attitude towards the Islamic Emirate after its defeat and withdrawal from Afghanistan. He also added that America is still fighting a soft war with the Islamic Emirate through the media.
Referring to the activities of the Afghan Voice Agency (AVA) in Afghanistan for the past two decades, the Deputy Press Secretary of the Ministry of Information and Culture added that the media has the duty to tell the truths of the society and be a bridge between the people and the system, which the Afghan Voice Agency (AVA) has performed these tasks during her career.
Mr. Mohajer Farahi asked the Afghan media to work according to the Islamic identity and the interests of the country.
Deputy Press Secretary of the Ministry of Information and Culture added: "Afghanistan is an Islamic country and for us Islamic values, the interests of the elders of the country and the traditions of the people are a priority." The media should announce to the people what the people want and agree with the Islamic identity. Afghanistan, which is an Islamic society, should not be compared with other countries, because each country has its own priority, and the priority of the Afghan society is Islamic values.
Referring to the fact that during the Republic period, against the will of the people, vulgar serials were widely published in some media, he said that the serials that are not against Islam and the will of the people have the right to be published in the media.
According to this official of the Ministry of Information and Culture, there have been changes in the mass media law, which will soon be available to the media after the approval of the leadership of the Ministry of Information and Culture.
Mr. Mohajer Farahi noted that coordination has been made with various ministries of the Islamic Emirate so that they do not interfere in the work of the media. He added that all the problems of the media and journalists will be solved by the Ministry of Information and Culture.
Stating that some media are working to destroy the Islamic Emirate system, he added that the media that advertise against the system and confuse people's minds will be prosecuted by the Media Violation Commission.
This official of the Islamic Emirate emphasized that all the spokespersons of the ministries are obliged to respond to the media regarding the complaint of some journalists due to lack of access to information. He also asked the journalists to refer to the Ministry of Information and Culture if the spokespersons of the government ministries did not respond.
Pointing to the negative portrayal of the situation of journalists and media by some media protection organizations operating abroad, he said that the situation of journalists and media has improved compared to the past.
It should be mentioned that some time ago, the leadership of the Ministry of Information and Culture of the Islamic Emirate announced in a meeting between the officials of this ministry and also media organizations that the details of all journalists are registered in a database and journalist cards will be distributed to them by this ministry, until after They can continue their news activities without any restrictions or problems. In fact, unlike some media creations, this action of the Ministry of Information and Culture's Ministry of Information and Culture has been done in order to support journalists as much as possible.
This ministry, in agreement with all the responsible bodies, especially the security bodies, asked them to investigate complaints against journalists and media only through this ministry and the Media Violations Investigation Commission.