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Media also passing through process of evolution: President
October 10, 2019

President Dr Arif Alvi has said with the passage of time media is also passing through the process of evolution and pressure on print media is increasing.

Talking to newly elected office bearers of Parliamentary Reporters Association (PRA) in Islamabad today (Thursday), he said social media is getting prominence at a fast pace without any effective control, which sometimes gives space to fake news.

The President said Press Gallery is an important part of the parliament and PRA's role is crucial in running affairs of the house. He lauded PRA for effective coverage of the parliament's proceedings.

Speaking on the occasion, PRA President Behzad Saleem apprised the president of various problems of journalists. The president assured to give special attention to resolve these problems.

Secretary Information Zahida Parveen also apprised the president about steps taken for the resolution of the problems of journalists.

 

(Akram/Abdul Rehman)