US Supports Restoration of Press Club -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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US Supports Restoration of Press Club

Islamabad: US Ambassador to Pakistan Anne W. Patterson today announced a grant to the Government of Pakistan to repair damages and provide security upgrades at the Peshawar Press Club, following the December 22 terrorist attack on the facility.

In a statement, she said the Peshawar Press Club plays an important role in media operations and in the region, both as a forum for public discussion and debate and as a support network for the region’s journalists, who often work under extreme political and security pressures.

Source: The Nation

Date:1/20/2010