Media Association of Puntland has officially appealed to the Puntland Parliament to revise the media law that was passed by the parliament on July this year.
During his appeal the Chairman of Media Association of Puntland Faisal Khaliif Bare requested the Hon Speaker to look in to the media law that was passed on which they expressed discontentment in it. MAP chairman expressed that the media law that was passed does not favor the media situation in a democratic country.
“We appeal to the Hon Speaker to look in to the passed media law and request him to accept our appeal so that the media in Puntland can work on a safer situation. We ask for you to take a look at the law and explore within the constitution of Puntland.” Faisal Khaliif Bare, speaking at the opening ceremony of 34th session of Puntland parliament.
Hon Said Hassan Shire, the speaker of Puntland Parliament welcomed the appeal from the Chairman of Media association of Puntland on the media law that was passed by the parliament and promised to examine the law that was passed and promised to go into it again.
The media law was passed on the month on July 2014 by the parliament and has raised concerns within the media fraternity in Puntland.