On December 29, 30, and 31- 2019 consecutively press conferences were held by Organization of Fast Relief and Development (OFRD) in Panjshir, Kabul and Badakhshan provinces dedicated to the awareness-raising programs lobby and advocacy on mining and paving ways for people to live in a safe and decent livelihood in mining areas.
The press conferences were attended by:
• Representative of Ministry of Mining and Petroleum
• Representative of Ministry of Women Affairs
• Representative of Ministry of Information and Culture, Deputy Ministry of Youth Affairs
• Representative of Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG)
• Representative of NEPA
• Parliament Members (MPs)
• Community People
• Women and Girls
The one-day conference in Kabul and other conferences in provinces firmly conducted as a demanded platform for professional discussions on a wide range of development, challenges and opportunities in extractive sectors and pointed out of contracts to be signed with national and international companies for professional and technical extraction of mining in both Panjshir and Badakhshan provinces and more than 300 people both male and female in all the mentioned conferences in Kabul, Panjshir and Badakhshan provinces participated.
At the end, all the participants worked on the press releases as a draft and successfully shared and broadcasted the press release in a second press conference in Kabul through all media channels.