Karachi: Patron-In-Chief of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has congratulated the newly elected office-bearers of Council of Pakistan Newspapers Editors (CPNE) and wished it success in ensuring both freedom of press and freedom of expression.
It may be recalled that Mujeebur Rahman Shami, the chief editor of Daily Pakistan, Lahore, as its president Dr Jabbar Khattak, the chief editor of Daily Awami Awaz, Karachi, as its general secretary on Saturday.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said despite the advent of electronic and social media as swift source of information, the importance of print media remains intact for fairly edited contents.
He hoped the newly –elected office-bearers of CPNE will highlight the urge for increasing the level of media literacy among the readers to educate them differentiate between news, information and biased propaganda aimed at individuals and groups.
He assured the CPNE cabinet of full cooperation from the Pakistan Peoples’ Party for improvement and progress of press and editorial freedom.