Kaira, Gondal visit new APNS House
KARACHI: Federal Information Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira and Federal Minister Nazar Muhammad Gondal visited the newly constructed All Pakistan Newspapers Society Building (APNS House) here Tuesday evening.
Both the ministers appreciated the designing and quality of construction of the APNS House. Director General Press Information Department (PID) Karachi Syed Sikandar Ali Shah accompanied them. The minister for information acknowledged the historic role of APNS in promoting the professionalism in journalism, for its support to all kind of efforts/struggles for saving and strengthening democracy and upholding the Constitution, for protecting rights of the people in the country even during dictatorial regimes. He said that PPP-led government gives great importance to the august body. It has provided financial and moral support and would continue its maximum possible assistance to APNS in future so that it could play more dynamic role in re-shaping the society.
President APNS Sarmad Ali and its Finance Secretary Jawed Mehar Shamsi welcomed the ministers. Other Executive Committee members of APNS Aamir Mehmood, Mukhtar Aaaqil, Dr Jabbar Khattak, Illyas Shakir, Arshad Zubairi, Najamuddin Shaikh, Qazi Mustafa were also present.