Advertisement Of Media Houses To Be Stopped For Nonpayment Of Salaries To Employees: Fayyazul Hassan Chohan
RAWALPINDI: Punjab Information Minister Fayyazul Hassan Chohan while taking at the oath taking ceremony of Crime & Court Reporters Association Rawalpindi (CCRAR) here in Rawalpindi Press Club, said that the advertisement to media houses would be stopped if they fails to pay salaries to employees for consecutive three month, adding that in this regard he would conduct a meeting with Director General of Public Relation on January 21.
Chohan said that journalists were fourth pillar of the state that performed valuable service for the stability of democracy in Pakistan. ‘As a minister of Buzdar government, I will continue to do my utmost to ensure the dignity and employment of working journalists’, he added.
He assured the members of the representative body of journalists that in collaboration with the Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid, he would ensure the issuance of Health Cards to 6,000 journalists across Punjab.
Meanwhile, while addressing a ceremony held in his honor by All Pakistan Private Schools Management Association, Chohan said that promotion of education in line with the needs of modern era was very basic pre-requisite for an utmost development, prosperity and stronger economy of Pakistan.
He stated that establishment of nine new universities in Punjab was a result of governmental initiatives for promotion of education. The Minister added that number of higher education institutions awarding BS degree has come to 79 in Punjab which was only 55 earlier.