Siddiqi: The government is striving to improve the right of access to information
Reporter: Emran Khurasani
Sediq Siddiqi, spokesman for President Ghani at his introducing ceremony, said the transfer of information to the media would be the most difficult task, but he tries to speed up the process of access to information to improve communication between the media and the government, Mr. Siddiqi continues to emphasize: “The government has been trying to make the information available to the media in the past few years, and the relationship between the government and the people must have a better aspect better than that. My efforts as the presidential spokesman will be to improve the access to information and I will not hesitate to do any work in this area. ”
Mr. Siddiqi also regretted the unpleasant police clash with reporters that occurred during the evacuation of the Afghan-Turkish school one day ago. “The unfortunate encounter with the journalists that had happened yesterday was a disgrace which was done by the security forces, but the Interior Ministry officials took the fastest chance to act on this occasion as soon as possible, and the people who committed such a case with journalists were put on to be brought to justice. We are confident that these people will be treated in the light of the laws of the country. ”
Mr. Siddiqi, while has become in charge of the presidential spokesman office in time while earlier, Haroon Chakhansori was in charge of presidents spokesman office. Meanwhile, the Presidential Palace issued a decree that appointing of Mr. Siddiqi was an ant to improve the information system in the country and facilitate corporation with the media.