Salih: It is important to keep Iraqi Media Network away from political influences

Monday 07th September 2020 - 14:02

Salih: It is important to keep Iraqi Media Network away from political influences

INA - Baghdad

President Barham Salih, stressed the importance of keeping Iraqi Media Network – IMN away from political and partisan influences.

Salih received the Head of the Board of Trustees of Iraqi Media Network, Jaafar Alwannan, and the members of the board.

During the meeting, the President of the Republic stressed "the necessity of strengthening free and professional media as a key factor in strengthening the path of democracy in the country, and the necessity of informing public opinion with accurate information away from side effects"

He pointed out to "the importance of keeping the Iraqi Media Network away from political and partisan influences in order to guarantee its independence"

Salih listened to the delegation's explanation about the network’s functioning, once again its full support for any reform steps that would achieve the goal set for it since its establishment in providing an independent media institution for the state that reflects the people's aspirations to express their suffering and demands to the responsible authorities.