APNEC Election; Siddique elected as Chairman.

ISLAMABAD -- All Pakistan Newspaper Employees Confederation (APNEC) election was held here on Tuesday at a local hotel.

Senior journalist Muhammad Siddique Ansar elected as the Chairman and Dara Zafar as Secretary General of APNEC.

Addressing the participants at the occasion, newly elected chairman Sadiqque Anzar said that their Wage Award and the Journalists Media Workers Protection Bill implementation should be done as soon as possible.

He said that the freedom of expression is also connected with the freedom of the nation. "We always try our best to work for media workers and try to protect their jobs and resolve their issues".

The chairman also demanded the prompt and transparent investigation of renowned journalist Arshad Sharif murder. Former Chairman, APNEC, Ikram Bukhari said that all Journalists and Media worker's Unions should play the due role in improving APNEC constitution and working journalists.

RIUJ President Shakeel Ahmed said that through the platform of FUJ and IIFJ, "we have always considered media workers closed to our hearts and we will continue to go along with them."

Martyr Arshad Sharif's widow and senior journalist Javira Siddique on this occasion was also elected as unopposed vice-chairman on the female seat, urged for the arrest of her husband's killers and informed that If it will not be done, we will arrange nationwide visits in this regard from the platform of APNEC.

The elections were held and announced under the supervision of the senior advocate of the Supreme Court, Shoaib Shaheen, and were assisted by senior...

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