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Media houses asked to get journalists insured

July 15, 2018

KARACHI: Sindh Caretaker Minister for Information Jameel Yusuf has urged professional journalists to focus on research and training for their proper and authenticate reporting as they are the eyes , ears and pulse of the society.

This he said while addressing an interactive session on “General Election 2018 – Role of Media” organized by Pakistan Council of Media Women. The Caretaker Minister Information asked the women to come forward at every level as the government was working for encouraging them.

He said that women journalists should work like Justice Majida Rizvi, Nadira Panjwani, Fauzia Saeed and many others for betterment of women and the society. He further said that women journalists and reporters must had a knowledge about their professional skills during the general election. The Minister Information said that they were working to provide better and quality facilities to media men and in this regard, they were considering to make some legislation so that professionals get their due benefits, safety and security.

The minister asked the media houses to get their workers insured and advertisement would be given to those who paid salaries to the working journalists. He also advised the media women to use their mobile as tracking tool during elections and field work for their proper safety.

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