KRG has no intent to amend access to information law: Spokesman

KRG Spokesman Jotiar Adil speaks in a press conference in Erbil, November 24, 2021.

SULAIMANI (ESTA) — The spokesman of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) on Sunday said that the government has no intention to amend the access to information law, replying to the speaker of the parliament.

Spokesman to the KRG Jotiar Adil has replied to a remark made by Speaker of the Kurdistan Region parliament Rewaz Fayaq on Saturday while meeting with the head of NGOs in Sulaimani, Fayaq earlier said, the KRG has an intent to amend access to information law.

“The ninth cabinet of the KRG has no such intention or will to amend the Access to information law,” the spokesman in a statement said.

Access to information law is the law that gives the journalists in the Kurdistan Region complete access to get information from all government offices except for the sensitive ones or anything related to military or national security, it’s made up of 22 articles.

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