GOVT Wants Good Relations With Media: Sharmila Faruqui
KARACHI, Provincial Advisor to Chief Minister Sindh on Information Ms. Sharmila Faruqui has said that the present democratic government is interested to keep close and good working relationship with media because Pakistan Peoples Party and journalists have given lots of sacrifices for the cause of democracy and borne cruelties inflicted on them by dictators.
This she said while talking to newly — elected body of Karachi Press Club here at Karachi Press Club. She said that the change which came through votes showed democracy in the institutions and such type of change was always welcome because people came on merit through this process. She added that Karachi Press Club was an old institution and her relation with it consisted of years and gradually it was becoming stronger. Ms Sharmila Faruqui said that whenever PPP Government came into power, it supported journalists and the government would continue its support.
She further said that Sindh Government would address the issues facing by the journalists and would take up the issues of journalists with President of Pakistan and Chief Minister Sindh.
She expressed her hope that year 2011 would be the year of peace and harmony and would bring good news for the journalists. Provincial Advisor added that government wanted to support small newspapers as well and willing to improve liaisons between media and Sindh Information Department. On this occasion Tahir Hassan Khan, President KPC, the other office — bearers and members of governing body, Secretary Information Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah, Director General Abdul Aziz Uquali and Director Information S.M. Iqbal were also present.
Source: One Pakistan