Govt knows journalists’ residential problems: Sana
LAHORE: Provincial Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs Rana Sanaullah Khan has said that the government is fully aware of the residential problems being faced by the journalist community and it will utilize all available resources for their resolution.
He said that Punjab Chief Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has also taken a briefing from officials of Board of Revenue, Law and Finance Departments in this regard.
He expressed these views in a meeting with a 28-member delegation of newly-elected members of Faisalabad Press Club at Punjab Assembly, here on Monday, says a handout.
The delegation was led by President Punjab Union of Journalists (Dastoor), S. Amjad.
Other members of the delegation included President Press Club Sajjad Haider, Vice President Saeed Somi, General Secretary Hamid Rafiq and Finance Secretary Zikarullah Hasni besides members of Governing Body. Members of Provincial Assembly, Kh.
Mohammad Islam, Rana Muhammad Afzal, Khalil Tahir Sandhu and Rao Kashif Rahim were also present on the occasion.
Rana Sanaullah Khan said that the services rendered by the journalist community for restoration of democracy in Pakistan are unforgettable.
Regarding construction and repair of building of Faisalabad Press Club, Rana Sanaullah said that state-of-the-art construction of the said building would be made.
He asked the members of the delegation to submit him estimated cost in this regard so that funds could be made available during the current financial year.
He emphasized upon the need to create understanding between the government and the media on all issues to achieve the target of public service.
Rana Sanaullah also congratulated the newly elected office bearers of Faisalabad Press Club.
While addressing on the occasion, President Faisalabad Press Club Sajjad Haider said that present provincial government is journalists-friendly.
At the end of the meeting, Rana Sanaullah Khan also prayed for the departed souls of Babar Walli and Minhaj Barna.
Source: The News