Pakistan is fighting a war against terrorists, says Rashid

Posted By Posted On 2015-01-27 07:39:40

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid said that Pakistan was fighting a war against terrorists who want to forcefully impose their agenda on people.

While addressing an international conference on security of journalists, Rashid said Pakistan had become a dangerous country for journalists. The government would ensure that murderers of journalists would be sentenced by anti-terrorism courts, information minister added. 

The minister said his government was committed to providing security to journalists and media houses. A committee had been formed for this purpose which would hold its first meeting today (Tuesday).

It is pertinent to mention here that the government had announced financial assistance of one million rupees for martyred journalists.


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