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NAI announces about creation of new chapter in Mass Media Law

(Last Updated On: July 30, 2015)


Nai-Supporting Open Media in Afghanistan announced about the creation of a new chapter in the Mass Media Law.

Chairman of NAI said that the new season is scheduled to create for regulating and how to use the social media.

“The ministry of culture and information is committed to create a season in Mass media law for regulating and use of social media,” Mujib Khelwatgar, head of NAI said.

The supporting opening media agency called the government especially the ministry of communication to improve the quality of internet services and reduce the cost of it.

“In a simple comparison with Swiss Afghanistan’s Internet speed is 50 times lower, and 13 to 17 times lower than Pakistan but its cost is 100 times higher,” Khelwatgar added.

Officials in NAI are said to consider Media outlets role essential in development of culture of social media.

MR. Khelwatgar urged all media outlets to the fields of culture of how to use social media with broadcasting various programs.

Nai Supporting Open Media in Afghanistan works locally to empower independent media and promote freedom of expression. Nai is an Afghan non-governmental organization established in 2005 with the support of Internews Network.

The original mission of Nai remains to build and promote a strong independent media sector in Afghanistan through our work in the areas of training, advocacy and production.

Nai is a full member of Internews International, a network of 40 Internews organisations across the world. Nai is currently run by USAID funds through Internews Network, and receives small grants for projects from other donors.

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