Bill to be introduced in Parliament for journalists’ protection: Shibli Faraz

MediaBill to be introduced in Parliament for journalists’ protection: Shibli Faraz

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz has said that a bill will be introduced in the Parliament for the physical and financial protection of journalists.

While addressing a Seminar in Islamabad on Wednesday, he said that the government gives due importance to freedom of expression, and it will do its best to solve the problems of the Journalist Community.

The information minister said that the media should highlight the people’s problems. He said that the government’s positive steps should also be acknowledged by the media.

Senator Shibli Faraz also said that the media houses should pay salaries to media workers timely.

The minister commended the services of journalists particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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