The Interaction Among Senior Government Officials (ISGO) was successfully conducted in Kabul province, on September 6, 2020, at the Organization of Fast Relief and Development (OFRD) hall 17 participants took part in mentioned event the participants were the representatives of governmental sectors introduced by the Ministry of Information and culture (MoIC), Ministry of Women Affairs (DoWA), Ministry of Mining and petroleum (MoMP), Deputy Ministry of Youth Affairs (DMoYA) and other related sectors.
The OFRD representative welcomed all participants. The agenda of Interaction Among Senior Government Officials (ISGO) has been briefed to the participants of the program. The Interaction Among Senior Government Officials (ISGO) provided an opportunity to undertake a thorough review of the Interaction Among Senior Government Officials (ISGO) and the topics which were covering the program. The ISGO was very productive and also helped to obtain the participants’ inputs.
Illustrated the event with the recitation of some Quranic verses and following an introduction speech by OFRD representative. The OFRD representative presented a comprehensive and brief information regarding the mentioned program to the participants, Likewise, having a counter discussion and the curiosity of the participants touched the challenges, solutions, clarifications, and ways to the engagement of people to increase people’s awareness and advocacy initiatives regarding mining and the role of Afghan government in Kabul province. In the session, there were open dialogues among the participants, the converse over among the participants made the discussion more remarkable and valuable. Participants have given better concepts and views on different rights of people and how much people know about their rights according to the rule of law related to mining extraction.
The program also included group work sessions, participants worked in groups discussing key recommendations on how to increase people’s awareness about their rights to live in a safe environment, what advocacy initiatives need to be strengthened, and what steps the government shall take to support each other in making things better.