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Govt spokesmen lack coordination: Rahimi

Govt spokesmen lack coordination: Rahimi

Feb 17, 2015 - 21:10

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The Chief Executive Officer (CEO)’s office on Tuesday said the unity government should adopt a single terminology for terrorists so that government spokespersons could clearly communicate with the people and the media.

CEO’s spokesman Mujib Rahman Rahimi, addressing a meeting of senior government’s spokesmen in Kabul, said since the unity government was newly-formed; it was yet to frame matching policies on the peace process, terrorism, foreign affairs and reforms.

“The problem is a lack of coordination among government spokespersons and this problem has further aggravated,” he said, calling as necessary matching policies under which the spokespersons could coordinate their activities.

“It shouldn’t be like one of us say the Talibaninfo-icon are terrorists and the enemies of Afghan people while the presidential spokesmen call them political opponents,” he continued.

Rahimi said such variations in official versions would make people thinking that differences among government officials continued to exist. “There should be a clear understanding among officials regarding all major and important national policies,” he suggested.

Defence Ministry spokesman Gen. Mohammad Zahir Azimi said better coordination among government authorities and organs was the need of the hour.

“The Presidential Palace and the CEO’s office should develop clear policies based on which the spokespersons of the unity government could communicate clearly with the media and the masses,” he added.


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