Government to protect newspapers workers interests
RAWALPINDI- Press Secretary to the Chief Executive and ISPRDG Major General Rashid Qureshi said the government was committed to freedom of press.
The government is fully committed to freedom of Press. You will not find any occasion that the government wants curb this freedom, he said at a briefing.
Rashid Qureshi said the government would also ensure implementation of the Wage Award and safeguard the interests of newspaper employees. It would act as a facilitator between the owners and employees of the newspapers and Information Ministry on this issue.
To a question about the suspension of employees by the management of a newspaper, he said this matter would be taken up with the people concerned for remedy.
Source: The Nation