QUETTA: Government of Balochistan not only believes in freedom of Press and welfare of journalists but taking practical measures in this regard as well. Journalists would be provided all possible security during discharge of professional obligation.
These views were expressed during a meeting of Secretary Information Mohammad Tayyab Lehri and Adviser on Information Anwarul Haq Kakar her e Monday. Director General Public Relations Shahzada Farhat was also present at the meeting.
Adviser on Information was briefed in details of role and performance and problems of information department.
Adviser Anwarul Haq Kakar said that Information Department plays important role in keeping good relations between Government and Press. He said Government accords great importance to Information Department and all necessary facilities would be provided to the department for discharge of its responsibilities.
He said access to information is right of the people and it has been secured in the constitution. He said there is need to implement law of Access to Information.
Meeting urged for maximum activation of effective social media cell at the Public Relations Department.
Adviser on Information was of the view that problems confronting working journalists would be resolved. He said today’s era of Media and harmonizing officers and official s of department with modern day demands and challenges.
Adviser on Information said he would soon visit Public Relations Department.