Mohammad Azam felicitates newly elected Executive Committee of All Pakistan Newspapers Society

Islamabad, April 02, 2015 (PPI-OT): Secretary Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Mohammad Azam has felicitated newly elected Executive Committee of All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) for the year 2015-16 and has expressed the hope that the role of APNS towards promoting journalism in the country and its role towards socio-economic development of the country would be further strengthened by the expertise of these elected veteran journalists.

In his felicitation message to Mr. Hameed Haroon, the elected President of APNS, Ms. Rameeza Majid Nizami, Senior Vice President, Mr. Mumtaz A. Tahir , Vice President, Mr. Sarmad Ali, Secretary General, Mr. Rahmat Ali Raazi , Joint Secretary and Mr. Humayon Tariq, Finance Secretary of the Society, the Secretary said that their election to various offices clearly reflects the confidence of the media fraternity upon their leadership qualities and their ability to provide impetus to promoting healthy journalism in the country, on one hand, and safeguarding the rights of the journalist community associated with newspaper industry, on the other.

The Secretary while reiterating strong commitment of the Government towards freedom and promotion of media reiterated that the Government is fully cognizant of the critical role that media is mandated to play towards overall growth of society especially the socio-economic development and creation of an informed citizenry. Mr. Azam assured his all out support to the newly elected body and the Society in addressing all the issues that the journalists may come across in their professional pursuits.

For more information, contact:
Haji Ahmed Malik
Principal Information Officer
Press Information Department (PID)
Tel: +92-51-9252323 and +92-51-9252324
Fax: +92-51-9252325 and +92-51-9252326
Email: piopid@gmail.com

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