LAHORE: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif assured the delegation of security of protection journalists against unnecessary actions under various laws, including Warning of Electronic Crime Act (PECA) regulation.
Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif during a conversation with a delegation of Advice of Pakistan newspaper editors in Lahore today reaffirmed its commitment to freedom of Press and expression in the country.
He said government does not have plans to place any restrictions on media. The prime minister reassured the delegation of security of protection journalists against unnecessary action under various laws, including the PECA Bylaw.
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He said that the Ministry of Justice was instructed with revision of the PECA ruling, Radio Pakistan reported.
Praising the positive role plays CPNE for in protection of democracy and progress of democratic institutions, Shahbaz Sharif said that the current government ready work constructively with CPNE and other representative bodies of journalists.
He said that the real government everyone takes possible measure for power generation and ensuring its transmission to solve the problems that suffer public.
Prime Minister Sharif said that government seeks hard to ensure security of basic life should be poor people, including atta, treatment and medicines at lower prices.
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He said that the previous government doubled the credit burden over nation during last four years, due to which he lives of the poor people became more miserable.
Prime Minister Sharif said the nation needs unity these days so that unusual economic problems can be dealt with. for welfare of in public. He said that in these circumstances, taking out long march against the present government unreasonable and tantamount to dividing the nation.
Shahbaz Sharif said that the real government is an also work tirelessly on work effectively on all development projects in countries, including the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and Reko Diq.
He said that government wants to have international relations with all states including brother countries on the basis of mutual respect and bilateral interests.
Premiere also reaffirmed his commitment to the need for electoral reforms for holding transparent elections in the country.
Minister of Information Maryam Aurangzeb, Secretary of Information Shahira Shahid and High up officials were present on happening. The CPNE delegation included the President of CPNE Kazim Khan, Senior Vice President Ayaz Khan, Punjab Vice President Arshad Ahmad Arif and General Secretary Aamir Mehmood among other members.