Batken journalists dissatisfied with decision to shut down regional newspapers

Deputy of the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan Mirgul Temirbaeva asks not to shut down the only regional newspaper in Batken. She announced this at a meeting of Parliament.

According to her, she received an appeal from local journalists.

«They are dissatisfied with the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers on the liquidation of regional newspapers. There is only one newspaper in Batken region, Batken Tany, and it is also included in the list of media to be liquidated. Batken is a strategic region. The issue of information security is acute there. The newspaper finances itself. It annually earns 6 million soms and transmits information for the most isolated areas of the region,» Mirgul Temirbaeva said.

Source: News Agency