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N working for free media: Pervez

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Pervez Rashid has said that PML-N, has been working for freedom of the media as vibrant media was in the best interest of the country.

Talking to a private TV channel, he stated that the government had abolished the secret funds.

Replying to a question, he observed that State media institutions would continue its positive role for the betterment of the country, adding, that the private media will also remain functional in its defined parameters.

Pervez said that merit would be ensured in recruitment process in the State media organisations.

He opined that PML-N-led government would also continue its role for the freedom of the Press.

He said that Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif always had good relations with Armed Forces. He further said that it was a good sign that PML-N had gotten majority from Army residential areas in general elections.

The government would appoint Governors of the provinces after holding consultation with all the political parties, he maintained.

The Nation

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