Managing Director the News and Daily Jang Calls on the Prime Minister

Islamabad: Mr. Shahrukh, Managing Director The news and Daily Jang, called on Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani at PM’s House here today and invited the Prime Minister to a function to be held next month in connection with “Aman Ki Asha”.

The Prime Minister said that the government believes in the freedom of press and credit goes to the present government for scrapping the draconian laws introduced by General Musharraf to stifle the freedom of expression.

Mr. Shahrukh complimented the Prime Minister for his attitude towards media adding that his leadership was extremely re-assuring for excellent relations between media and the government.

Mr. Shahrukh appreciated decision of the Cabinet in which it was decided that all government servants would have to declare their assets and these will be public documents. He said that its implementation would bring transparency and accountability in the governance which in turn would help in redressal of the grievances of the people.

Mr. Jawad Rana, Bureau Chief Geo News Islamabad was also present during the meeting.

For more information, contact:
Haji Ahmed Malik
Principal Information Officer
Press Information Department (PID)
Tel: +9251 925 2323 and +9251 925 2324
Fax: +9251 925 2325 and +9251 925 2326
Email: piopid@gmail.com

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