Khyber Pakhtunkhwa information secretary assures solution to problems of journalists
SWAT – Secretary Information Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Arshad Khan on Tuesday said that steps are being taken on priority basis to solve problems of press clubs and journalists of Malakand division.
Talking to a delegation of journalists from Malakand division, he said the provincial government will allocate a huge amount in the next budget which will reduce the miseries of journalists. The delegation was headed by Shahzad Alam of Malakand Division Union of Journalists accompanied by Shah Faisal Afghani, President of Chakdara Press Club, Hanifullah from Lower Dir, Jamil Roghani from Upper Dir, Hasbanullah from Bajaur, Murad Ali Khan and Haroon Siraj from Swat. Shahzad Alam and Shah Faisal Afghani gave a detailed briefing on the plight of Malakand Division Journalists.
The KP Information Secretary said that the government is well aware of the plight of journalists across the province including Malakand division and steps taken by the government for the welfare of journalists are hardly in history.
He said KP Chief Minister Adviser for Information Barrister Muhammad Ali Saif is working to alleviate the plight of journalists across the province and with the special efforts of Chief Minister Mahmood Khan a huge fund is being allocated for the welfare of journalists in the budget of the new financial year.
He said that billions of rupees have been spent by the government for the welfare of journalists by providing them housing facilities at Media Town.
Source: The Nation