Official Press Release in Relation to Blocking WhatsApp & Telegram

Sepidar Palace, Kabul: The Afghan Constitution guarantees freedom of expression, and the National Unity Government is committed to the implementation and support of its values. Freedom of expression, as explicitly stated in the Constitution, is safe from aggression and the National Unity Government is obliged to observe and support it.

Recently, news related to blocking WhatsApp & Telegram has been released in the media which raised questions in the public mind.

The National Unity Government specifies in this regard that no addresses or entities are allowed to block any means of freedom of expression, so the recent issue is being prosecuted.

Directorate of Communications

Office of the Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan