Scope of Responsibilities:
1- Research and
getting familiar with methods and context of propagation by the agents and
those involved in global propaganda.
2- Finding out the
central points of the global propagation by the world arrogant and efforts to
adopt effective measure to confront such propaganda campaign.
3- Compiling publicity
and media policies based on the internal situation of the Revolution and
domestic and international public opinion as well as malicious propaganda
4- Directing the
publicity policies of the government base on the rulings issued by the State
Publicity Council and taking appropriate measures inside and outside of the
country within the framework of rules and regulations and cooperation with concerned
organizations and departments.
5- Introducing the
activities of the government and coordinating methods and programs of
government's publicity policies inside and outside of the country.
6- Creating close
relation between the government and people through publicity and guiding
objectives and goals of development programs of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
8- Providing required
facilities for quality and quantity promotion of local press.
9- Providing required
facilities to support and meet the needs of local press and defend their rights
and freedom within the framework of country's Constitution and other laws.
10- Providing the facilities
and mechanism for supervising the activities of the local press aimed at directing
them and their evaluation within the framework of the Press Law.
11- Paving the ground for
technical and specialized ties among the local and foreign press for exchange
of news and information as well as expertise and experiences within the
framework of mutual agreements.
12- Handling the affairs of
foreign correspondents, news agencies and news outlets in Iran through issuing
of license for establishment of representative office and activities and
coordination of their works and overseeing and evaluation of their activities through
cooperation with other concerned authorities.
13- Countering the plots and
psychological and intelligence campaign by the enemies of the Revolution and
Islamic Republic of Iran within the framework of country's publicity and
intelligent policies through coordination and cooperation with other concerned
authorities and publication of variety of materials in various foreign
languages based on appropriate and approved policies.
14- Overseeing entry and exit
of press, foreign and domestic publications to check their content and quality
based on relevant rules and regulations.
15- Gathering the opinion of
readers of newspapers and other publications and taking them into account in
planning of activities and policymaking.
16- Preparing the ground and
providing material and moral support for press activities outside the
ministry's central jurisdiction.
17- Coordination and planning
country's information and publicity activities aimed at :
- Formulating and proposing
publicity and press policies to concerned authorities,
- Coordinating the press
activities, print news and country's publicity policies and their
- Planning the long, medium
and short term activities of the department for proposing to them to High
Council of Planning,
- Reviewing and approving of
bylaws, regulations and plans proposed by the concerned officials within the
department about press and publication activities,
- Coordination of press and
publicity activities of other departments of the Ministry within the country
The affiliated departments
are as follows:
· Deputy Office
· Media Research and Planning
· General Directorate of
· Publicity and Information
· General Directorate of
Domestic Press and News Agencies
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