Bizenjo urges youth to read newspapers for authentic information.

QUETTA -- Chief Minister Balochistan Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo urged the youth to read newspapers for getting authentic information, and not fell pray to fake news and propaganda so as to maintain peace and stability in the society.

He welcomed the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS)'s initiative to celebrate National Newspaper Readers' Day on September 25, saying that journalism was the fourth pillar of democracy that made people aware of their rights and duties.

The CM said the purpose of celebrating the day was to spread true and authentic news and to reject rumors and fake news because they tended to create confusion and chaos in society.

He said unfortunately, unconfirmed news from social media was conveyed to the public without verification which should be discouraged as "we are facing information warfare, and fake news promotes chaos in the society."

He said the...

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