Zabihullah Mujahid, deputy of Ministry of Information and Culture and spokesman for the Islamic Emirate, said he had studied the previous government’s public media law and had no flaws.
Mojahid made the remarks today (Wednesday, February 2) at a meeting of the Committee to Protect Journalists in Kabul.
Bilal Karimi, the deputy spokesman for the Islamic Emirate, was quoted as saying by the Mujahid: “We studied the previous media law, which did not have any shortcomings.”
Spokesman for the Emirate said that the media should take into account national interests, Islamic values and national unity in their publications.
Mujahid added that he is sure that the media will pay attention to these cases as well.
A spokesman for the Emirate added that the government was seeking to revive the Media Violation Commission to prevent “misunderstandings”.
He said: “the emirate’s position is that it supports any sound criticism of the media, but the media should refrain from spreading rumors.”
Mujahid added that the media conveys the voice of the nation to government officials, which is why “the Emirate supports the media.