Govt believes in freedom of expression, says Marriyum
Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb has said that the government believes in freedom of expression and it will ensure such right in the country at every level, Radio Pakistan reported.
Addressing a meeting of Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) in Karachi on Sunday afternoon, she said that Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) has been designed focusing the problems of regional newspapers and to strengthen the newspapers of the country.
She said constructive and positive criticism will be appreciated and media houses should avoid destructive and damaging criticism and should take into account national security while reporting. She said that the government will resolve all problems being faced by the media in consultation with CPNE and other journalists of the country.
To a question, she said that interior ministry will issue a notification regarding Dawn leaks and all responsible people will be brought to justice.