At the premises of the Ministry of Justice , there was a meeting today and it was decided that there is need for amendments to the Law on Free Access
to Public Information. The meeting, besides the Minister of Justice, Bilen
Saljiji, was also attended by the President and the Deputy Chairman of the
Commission for Protection of the Right to Free Access to Public Information,
Gjorgji Slamkov and Blerim Iseni, as well as by representatives of several non-governmental organizations , and by the
representatives from the Independent
Trade Union of Journalists and Media Workers.
Minister Saljiji said that in accordance with the Government of the
Republic of Macedonia's Conclusion, a
working group will be formed in the near future, which will review all the
submitted proposals for amendments to the Law submitted to the Ministry of
Justice by the non-governmental organizations and the Commission for Protection
of the Right to Free access to public information after the public debate on
possible changes in the Law on Free Access to Public Information before the end
of last year.
today's meeting it was said that the amendments that will be adopted will
improve the application of the Law and will increase transparency and the
presence of public in the work of the
institutions. At the same time, Minister Saljii emphasized that the activities
undertaken are only one more confirmation of the determination of the
Government of the Republic of Macedonia for transparency in its work and
uninterrupted informing of citizens
about its work and the work of the
institutions in the country.