Govt committed to protect rights of media workers: Firdous

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Govt committed to protect rights of media workers: Firdous

Special Assistant on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan says the government is committed to protect the rights of media workers through establishing a special mechanism.

Addressing the ceremony of distribution of Ramadan Package among the media workers in Islamabad, she said, in this regard, we are taking steps like Employees' Old-Age Benefits Institution and social security.

She said strengthening the media workers is imperative for a stable Pakistan. She said the communication gap between the media owners and workers needs to be filled to address the facing challenges in the media.

Firdous Ashiq Awan said protection of rights of media workers is top priority of the incumbent government. She said the media workers are the nucleus of media as their role is very important in the media sector.

She said provision of relief to the general public and resolution of their issues is priority of the government.

On the occasion, Firdous Ashiq Awan also distributed Ramadan Packages among the media workers.