First Ever Pak Women Journalist Body NWJF Organised
Under the aegis of Lahore Press Club, National Women Journalists Forum (NWJF), the first organisation of women journalists, has been established here, in which oath taking ceremony held at the Lahore Press Club (LPC)
LAHORE, (APP – UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 16th Nov, 2023) Under the aegis of Lahore Press Club, National Women Journalists Forum (NWJF), the first organisation of women journalists, has been established here, in which oath taking ceremony held at the Lahore Press Club (LPC).
The information secretary of the forum, Sadia Maqbool told APP on the occasion of oath-taking ceremony, that this is the first ever organisation of women journalists.
The body has been organised by noted journalist Tamseela Chishti, Saba Mumtaz, Shazia Saeed and Farzana Iqbal.
Delivering the welcome speech, Senior Vice President Kanwal Naseem said that the women associated with the fourth pillar of the state should start a collective struggle. “We will work for the welfare of the community,” she said.
President of NWJF, Farzana Chaudhry mentioned the efforts to solve the problems of women and called it an important effort to solve the problems of women.
Director of Jamaat-e-Islami Falah family center and former secretary general of women wing Aafia Ghani also appreciated the forum and said that the forum would play its due role for women empowerment.
President Lahore Press Club Azam Chaudhry on the occasion, appreciated the efforts of women and said that they have established a powerful organization. He said that a separate block for women, a day care center is the top priority and he expressed his determination to start the work on priority basis for the conveyance from today.
“Women Journalism” certificates and gifts were distributed to all the participants in the ceremony.
Fakhira Tahrim, Sadia Qureshi, Sadia Salahuddin, Farah Hashmi, Tayyaba Bukhari, Ifat Alvi, Atiya Zaidi, Shamaila Iqbal, Fawzia Gohar, Mubashera Sultan, Derakhshanda Alamdar, Ghulam Zahra, Lubna Khan, Amara Malik, Fauzia Hamid, Safia were present at the event.
Nasir, Misbah Chaudhry, Kanwal Aslam, Fareeha Batul, Fawzia Sultana, Faiqa Manzoor, Farzana Iqbal, Shazia Kamran, Sadia Maqbool, Azka Maqsood, Rafia Naheed Ikram, Huma Mir, Shazia Kanwal, Fatima Mukhtar Bhatti, Afsheen Anjum, Ghazala Ismat Khan, Saima Nawaz and a large number of women journalists participated and assured full support to the organization.