9 .11. 2010 Garowe:- PDRC organized an important Puntland Media Workshop under the theme of “Conciliation between Government and Media in Puntland”. A second underlying theme “Educating Media Representatives on the Roles and Ethics of the Press” was constantly co-addressed throughout the course of the workshop because of need. The aim was to combine eliminating periodical frictions between the authorities and the media outlets by offering the increasing young journalists of these media entities.
The President of Puntland Government attended the opening session of the 3-day workshop held at the PDRC where he delivered a major speech ranging from sensitivities involving terrorism versus national security and objective reporting of news to administration willingness to comply with the freedom of the press and clemency of a jailed journalist.