Siraj hails journalism's role in NWFP development -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Siraj hails journalism’s role in NWFP development

PESHAWAR,January 01,2005:nister Sirajul Haq has congratulated the newly-elected cabinet of Peshawar Press Club assuring it all-out support of Provincial Government in welfare of the journalists community and discharging its professional obligations.

In a message of felicitations he termed regular holding of elections of journalists bodies a good omen for promotion of democratic values in the country, adding that MMA government was giving top most priority to importance of journalism as fourth pillar of the state.

He hoped that journalists community would fully realise their responsibilities for welfare of the masses and spreading up the process of development, especially in the backward province like NWFP.

He expressed the confidence that it would also help in making campaign of provincial government for reformation, of society and introducing reforms in social sectors a success besides pin pointing social problems and its remedies. Siraju’l Haq said Muhammad Riaz President Saiful Islam Saif G.S and other newly­elected office-bearers of PPC would fully utilise their capabilities for promoting high journalistic values besides working for welfare of journalists community.

Meanwhile, Minister for Information & Public Relations Asif lqbal Daudzai has felicitated the newly-elected office-bearers of Peshawar press Club, saying that this success indicated the over­whelming confidence of journalists community in their leadership.

In a message of felicitation Friday, Asif lqbal Daudzai assured all-out cooperation to the newly­elected cabinet of the Club in its efforts for welfare of journalists community. He made clear that MMA government always gave top priority in realising the importance of journalism for national prosperity and reformation of society as well as took all possible measures for ensuring welfare of media community and resolving problems faced by them.

Source: The Nation
Date:1/1/2005