PML-N Govt. striving hard to empower freedom of press: Maryam Aurangzeb

Report Web desk : ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Maryam Aurangzeb said that the government was striving hard to strengthen freedom of expression by creating a safe and conducive environment for the journalists. She made these views while addressing to a ceremony on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day being observed today. “We join the world community in celebrating the World Press Freedom Day with an abiding commitment to uphold the freedom of Press, a commitment stemming from our national belief that a free and pluralist media was not only essential for advancement of peace and justice within the society but also for promoting Sustainable Development Goals set out by the UN, which was obligatory on us as a responsible member of the comity of nations,” she said She further said that the media in Pakistan enjoys unfettered freedom of expression and the incumbent government is striving to strengthen that freedom by creating a safe and congenial atmosphere for the media workers. Elaborating media importance State Minister said that media was regarded as a watchdog for the government. 02

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