JI media workshop concludes
PESHAWAR – A two-day media workshop arranged by Jamaat-i-Islami, NWFP to enhance mass communication skills of its press and information secretaries in the province concluded in Peshawar on August 6.
The workshop, which commenced on August 5 evening, was attended by the party’s press and information secretaries from all parts of the province and federally-administered tribal areas.
The workshop was addressed by professional journalists, and the provincial chief of the Jamaat-i-Islami, Sirajul Haq, and general secretary Mushtaq Ahmad Khan. Other speakers included, Shakil Ahmad, a well-known columnist and former editor of a number of Urdu dailies, Mohammad Riaz of Nawa-i-Waqt, Rashid Siddique of Pakistan, Peshawar, and Sajjad Tarakzai of Jang.
Mushtaq Ahmad Khan who was the main speaker in the second phase of the programme urged JI workers to combat the anti-Islam propaganda the with full might. He said the US was responsible for the killing of Muslims on a large scale in Kashmir, Palestine, Iraq and Afghanistan, and it endangered sabotaged world peace.
He said that the US was spreading destruction across the world in the name of its war on terror, adding that Iraq was attacked on the basis of false reports in order to grab the oil wealth of that country.
He said that Western powers particularly the US, controlled all means of delivering information through the mass media, and was busy in disseminating false information against Muslims in order to crush them under the name of terrorism and extremism.