Geo cameraman ousted from AJK budget session
MUZAFFARABAD: A Geo cameraman was ousted from the budget session of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Legislative Assembly on Friday.
Information and Broadcasting Secretary Dr Shehla Waqar said to the cameraman that Geo was not allowed to cover the session. Geo Bureau Chief, Muhammad Arif, giving his stance on the incident, said that no one was barred from work in the Indian Occupied Kashmir. He asked why such treatment was meted out to Geo in AJK. He stated Geo as the most famous news channel on the other side of the Line of Control as well. Later, the journalists associated with the Jang Group, including Raja Muhammad Iftikhar, Syed Abbas Gardezi and the organisations related to journalists and workers boycotted the coverage of AJK Legislative Assembly.Later, Information Minister Bazel Naqvi negotiated with the journalists after which they ended the boycott.