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Demo against Pakistan Media Development Authority outside parliament tomorrow: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalist appeals for mass participation in dharna

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalist (PFUJ) is going to stage a historic dharna (Sit-in) outside the Parliament House against the government plans to establish a new headquarters of censorship in the name of Pakistan Media Development Authority (PMDA). The PFUJ has appealed to the entire journalist community, civil society, human rights groups, trade […]

Elections, Pakistan Media Development Authority: Government hopes bills will sail through joint session

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ISLAMABAD: The PTI government is hopeful that two bills – Elections (Amendment) Bill 2021 and Pakistan Media Development Authority (PMDA) Bill 2021 – will sail through the joint session of Parliament following the announcement of the 9-party Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) to boycott the joint sitting. In the 342-seat National Assembly, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)-led ruling […]

Govt to take stakeholders on board on Pakistan Media Development Authority: Fawad

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Saturday said that the PTI government firmly believed in fundamental and constitutional right of freedom of expression, wanting all stakeholders on board to evolve consensus on the Pakistan Media Development Authority (PMDA). He observed this during a meeting with British High Commissioner to Pakistan Dr […]

Reporters to boycott president’s address to joint sitting

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ISLAMABAD: The Parliamentary Reporters Association (PRA) on Satur­day announced boycotting the presidential address at the joint sitting of parliament on Sept 13 (Monday) in protest against the proposed Pakistan Media Development Authority (PMDA). The decision was taken by the PRA’s executive body after reviewing the recommendations of the association’s walkout committee. It was unanimously decided […]