Imperative that govt, journlists design roadmap to address difficulties faced by media fraternity: AwanArchive
Prime minister's aide Firdous Ashiq Awan on Saturday insisted that it was important that journalist bodies, government and all stakeholders of the media industry come together and design a roadmap to address the difficulties being faced by the media fraternity in Pakistan.
Awan made these comments while talking to reporters after her visit to the house of Fayyaz Ali, a Capital TV reporter who had passed away earlier this week after a suffering a heart attack. Ali was reportedly terminated days before his death and was not being paid.
The special assistant to the prime minister on information and broadcasting (SAPM) said that it was "extremely tragic that a man, who kept fulfilling his responsibilities, was paid after his death".
"This is a moment of reflection for us," she said.
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