Media Times given full CPNE membership
ISLAMABAD: Daily Times and Daily Aaj Kal were given full membership of the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) on Monday. The standing committee of the CPNE, under the chairmanship of its president, Khusnood Ali Khan, decided with a majority vote to allow full membership to the Media Times’ newspapers.
The CPNE annual elections would be held as per schedule on Tuesday (today), the committee decided.
All the members have been requested to ensure their presence to elect new office bearers for the committee. Earlier, the council meeting also decided with a majority vote to allow membership rights to 43 new media organisations across Pakistan. During the process of electing new members through a majority vote, some members of the standing committee walked out against the inclusion of new members. The meeting was attended by seven elected office bearers, 11 elected members of the standing committee and a host of observers from various media organisaitons.
Source: Daily Times