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Press should show maturity: Musharraf

GILGIT- Assuring complete freedom of press in the country, Chief Executive General Musharraf called on national press to show maturity and do reporting honestly.

“I have given complete freedom to the press and will continue to give them freedom”, he said in an informal chat with the journalists after addressing the Northern Areas Legislative Council.

The chief executive said, “frankly speaking. 1 have seen incorrect and wrong news are published political or other reasons which I am aware of.”

General Musharraf said that such baseless and wrong reporting causes difficulties and misleads the people.

He regretted that clarification of such news items are either not published or displayed in proper manner.

“The press should not have any political ethnic or sectarian consideration, I am absolutely in favour of freedom of press”, said the chief executive.

Source: Business Recorder
Date:9/20/2000