FF submits review on Province 4 proposed Mass Communication policy to Minister Chuman

Freedom Forum has submitted review report on Province 4 proposed Mass-Communication policy and submitted it to the Province 4 Internal Affairs and Law Ministry on 24th June 2018 with the objective of facilitating the Ministry in making policy decisions in the field of information, communication and freedom of expression in the changed context.

Freedom Forum representative for Province 4 Rajan Upadhyay personally submitted the review report to Minister of Internal Affairs and Law for Province 4 Hari Bahadur Chuman.

Receiving the review report, Minister Chuman thanked FF for its initiation and assured that he will study the report seriously and has committed to incorporate the suggestions given by FF while finalizing the policy.

Minister Chuman added,” We are finalizing the policy very soon. For this, we have been garnering the suggestions for the stakeholders. FF initiative for submitting the review report in the Ministry itself is appreciable.”

The review report of the proposed Mass Communication Policy for Province 4 is made in order to manage overall communication sector in the province. FF has reviewed the policy pointing out the provisions those are inconsistent with the constitutional and international standards. Similarly report has given recommendation providing the grounds for amendment for such provision.