Firdous vows to safeguard rights of media workers
Special Assistant to the PM on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan has said that it is the foremost priority of government to safeguard due rights of media workers.
Talking to media persons on Saturday, she said the salary related issues of media workers will be resolved soon in consultation with all stakeholders. She said it will be ensured that salaries and medical facilities are provided to the journalists.
The special assistant expressed deep grief and sorrow over the death of a private media channel’s cameraman Fiaz Ali. The special assistant announced a support package of one million rupees for his family. She assured to provide job to Fiaz Ali’s brother in Information Ministry and a home for his family under Prime Minister’s Housing Scheme for the needy persons. She also announced to support Fiaz Ali’s parents under Benzair Income Support Program.