Training workshop for journalists concludes -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Training workshop for journalists concludes

MIRPUR (AJK) — A three day inter-provincial training workshop for journalists concluded in Muree late Monday

‘Media and Democratic Governance with focus on Poverty and Land Reforms’ was the topic of the workshop held under the Pakistan Press auspices of Pakistan Press Foundation with coordination of the international NGO – The Asia Foundation.

Male and female journalists from various parts of all the four provinces of the country including. Azad Kashmir attended the workshop. The salient objective of the workshop was to impart training to the media men to ensure their role for unearthing and discouraging the causes of poverty, its elimination and to promote and strengthen the idea of democratic governance through their intellect and pen.

Leading economists, writers and journalists including Secretary General of Pakistan press Foundation and Chairman Pakistan press International Owais Aslam Ali ,Voice chairman of the foundation and chief editor PPI Fazal Qureshi, Ms Rashida Ahmed, Ms Kamla Marvi Tapal and Ms Sehar, economists and facilitator of The Asia Foundation delivered lectures. The participants wrote their respective articles on the topic as the assignment of the workshop at its conclusion. In the concluding session of the participants were awarded certificate in recognition of their attendance in the workshop.

The participants of the workshop visited various tourist resorts including Patriata, Bhoorban and Pindi Point and reviewed and express pleasure over the peace on the development and the progress for the promotion of tourism industry in the picturesque Muree hills.

Promotions, transfers –

Senior radio journalists and the pioneer news editor of Azad kahsmir radio Mirpur Zaffar Iqbal Mughal has been promoted and transferred as Deputy Controller news at central news Organization of the PBC in Islamabad.

He has been replaced by Zafar-ul-haq who took over the charge as the News Editor of Azad Kashmir radio Mirpur and started performing his official duties.
Source: The Nation
Date:6/9/2004