Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid says the government is committed to the welfare of the journalist community.
Rashid was chairing a meeting of the ministerial committee to review the matters pertaining to security of media houses and media persons in Islamabad on Friday.
The minister said that, the security of the media houses and media workers is a priority of the government. He directed for ensuring security of the media industry.
He formed a sub-committee on the subject under the chairmanship of Parliamentary Secretary for Information Mohsin Shahnawaz Ranjha.
The meeting was briefed on the preparation of the bill for security and welfare of journalists.
Besides Minister of State for Interior Baligh-ur-Rehman and Prime Minister’s Adviser on National History and Literary Heritage, the representatives of Pakistan Broadcasters Association, All Pakistan Newspapers Society, Council of Pakistan Newspapers Editors, and National Press Club attended the meeting. -RadioPakistan