Sunday, February 12, 2017
Kabul (BNA) National conference of civil society organization for following NUG pledges from commitment to action was held yesterday by International Democracy and USAID organization in Kabul.
18 promises of the national unity government have been pursued in coordination with 10 civil society organizations through holding sessions, meetings with officials, round table and conferences.
According to an official of a civil society organization Timor Shah Hakimyar, each civil society organization has pursued two commitments promised to people by national unity government leaders during election campaigns.
Humaira Saqib, representing others in conference spoke related to modality of implementation of commitments, challenges and non-implementation of promises.
Saqib shared challenges and developments of each organization by delivering figures with participants.
Praising those organizations operating in connection with pursuing commitments of the national unity government, acting minister of information and culture Dr. Kamal Sadat said that serving the people was not only the task of the government but it was the task of all to serve the honorable people of Afghanistan.
Dr. Sadat added that ministry of information and culture was fully ready and trying its best to serve the people and seriously fighting corruption in all sections so that this ugly phenomenon would completely rooted out from the country.
Sadat further said that for implementation of the NUG commitments related to BNA and relevant publications to deputy ministry of publications, particular attention had been paid in next year’s budget so that necessary changes would be brought in this regard in accordance with the demands.
Related to a number of claims saying that interferences were made by officials in broadcasting and publication of news, Dr. Sadat said the criticism was not acceptable as news and reports around the country were prepared by journalists in consideration to professional principles.