CPNE slams Taseer’s assassination
KARACHI: The Council of Newspapers Editors (CPNE) has expressed grief over the death of the Governor Punjab and publisher of the Daily Times and the Daily Aajkal, Salmaan Taseer.
In a statement issued here on Wednesday, President CPNE Jamil Athar Qazi and Secretary General Ilyas Shakir said Taseer’s murder was a reflection of increasing tendency of intolerance in the country. They appealed to the democratic forces to get united and resist intolerance as it was extremely dangerous for the promotion of democracy in the country. The office-bearers of the CPNE offered their condolence to the family and relatives of Salmaan Taseer.
Source: The News