Govt committed to resolve journalists' problems: Dr. Firdous.


HAFIZABAD -- Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan has said the government is committed to promote journalism and resolve journalists' problems. She said that devolution of power at grass-root level is the mission of the prime minister.

She was addressing the oath-taking ceremony of newly elected office bearers of Hafizabad Press Club at Hafizabad on Sunday.

She said a uniform policy is being evolved to provide medical facility to journalists across Pakistan through health card.

The Special Assistant also announced a grant of one million rupees for upgradation of Hafizabad Press Club to the level of National Press Club of Islamabad. She promised that the issue of residential colony for journalists in Hafizabad will be taken up with the Punjab Government to provide residential facilities to media workers.

Keeping in view fertile land of Hafizabad district, Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan said the government is also working on a plan to provide quality seed, fertilizers, pesticides, and modern technology, on affordable prices, to...

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