The Federal Ministry for family Affairs, has defended the involvement of the Minister Franziska Giffey (SPD) in a promotional spot for the Internet portal "nebenan.de". The participation had been "in the temporal context of the onset of the Corona-pandemic", the Ministry announced on Saturday on request. "The aim was to make as soon as possible, neighbourly assistance, and to draw attention to the fact that it is now very important is, each other – to support, especially senior citizens, because of the need for mutual help of neighbours, had increased by leaps and bounds."
The Minister I received no money and "no person's human and material resources of the Ministry claim".
On Friday it was reported that the media institution Berlin-Brandenburg Giffeys checks advertising for the Internet portal. The politician, the SPD state boss in Berlin, advertises in the already a few weeks ago published the Spot for a Hotline, which was launched by the neighborhood network.
"Whether in the specific case of a formal administrative proceeding is not fixed yet," said the Director of the media Institute, Anja the room, the "world" (Saturday). In order to clarify the issue, have you contacted initially to the Ministry. "For the assessment of the process, it is important whether the political statement is in the foreground or in the commercial aspect."Updated Date: 20 June 2020, 21:19