Protection of media workers’ due rights priority of Govt: SAPM on Information


ISLAMABAD, Jan 25 (APP): Special Assistant on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan says the protection of media workers’ due rights is a priority of the government.

Talking to media in Islamabad on Saturday, she said the salary related issues of media workers will be resolved soon in consultation with all stakeholders.

The Special Assistant expressed deep grief and sorrow over the death of a private media channel’s cameraman Fiaz Ali.

The Special Assistant announced a support package of one million rupees for his family.

She assured to provide job to Fiaz Ali’s brother in Information Ministry and a home for his family under Prime Minister’s Housing Scheme for the needy persons.

She also announced to support Fiaz Ali’s parents under Benzair Income Support Program.


Source: VNS, Islamabad