The second annual meeting of the Sindh Commission for the Protection of Journalists and other Media Practitioners (SCPJMP) was held under the chairmanship of Justice (Retd.) Nazar Akbar.,the chairman of the Commission.

A number of issues came up and discussed during the meeting. Progress on the Nasrullah Gadani murder case was initiated by Dr. Jabbar Khattak of CPNE. The chairman suggested that a dedicated investigation officer, pfrefebly a lawyer of criminal side, at Sukkur location for Nasrullah Gadani case, which was unanimously approved by the Commission. The commission members were also given updates regarding Jan Muhammad Mehar and Haider Mastoi cases.

Representation of Sindh Assembly and Sindh Bar Council at the commission were deliberated upon and it was decided that a reminder would be sent to the two bodies for nomination of their representative to the Commission.

The vote on proposed amendment to the SCPJMP Act by the commission was deferred for want of availability of all members. The chairman ended the meeting on the note that future meeting invitations will be sent through email notifications.

The members offered Fateha for the departed souls of father of DG(PRs) Muhammad Saleem Khan and brother of Qazi Asad Abid.

The meeting was attended by Muhammad Saleem Khan Director General Public Relations; Shah Nawaz Soomro. Additional Secretary Home Department, Imtiaz Ahmad Sheikh Special Secretary Law Department, Professor Tauseef Ahmed Khan – HRCP; Dr.Jabbar Khattak, CPNE; Mr. Ubaidullah, APNEC and Muhammad Faiq Aleemuddin, Secretary SCPJMP.