Editorial date: 2018/6/21 20:17 • 132 times read
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said that political conflicts have contributed to influencing public opinion and politicizing the lack of services and turning them into a crisis of confidence in the government.
“Abadi stressed during his meeting with the media in the ministries on Thursday that the need to transfer information transparently and accurately, to stay away from cheap media and to convey the facts without exaggeration,” a statement from his office said. With a direct impact on the lives of citizens, especially those linked to services. ”
Abadi pointed out that “political conflicts have contributed significantly to influence public opinion and politicize the lack of services and turn them into crises that undermine the citizen’s confidence in the government, through the manufacture of false news,” accusing some media feed the citizen with news and false information, and focus in the minds of citizens false news Absence of the role of government media “.
“The government is obliged to respond to citizens’ genuine requests, not to the fabricated requests made by some parties through media outlets,” he said, calling on the media to “work professionally in dealing with information, managing and monitoring the news without ignoring the factors of speed and accuracy in conveying the facts to the public.”
He concluded by “focusing on the training of government spokespersons in sound vocational training and forming a network of important issues, mainly electricity, water resources and various services.”
For his part, the Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers that “the formation of the government media cell will be in the next few days as well as the designation of points of focus in ministries and non-associated with the Ministry.”
Also reviewed the Director of the Office of Information and Communication Government in the Secretariat of the Council of Ministers Yusra Muhsin cell goal and the most prominent mechanisms in the coordination and dissemination of information and tasks assigned to the cell.