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Minister of State for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb says PTI should participate in process of electoral reforms.

In a statement in Islamabad on Monday, she said PTI chief Imran Khan wants to pressurize the institutions.

She said PTI has not been attending the session of parliament regularly.

Participating in a dialogue at National Press Club in Islamabad on Monday, Minister of State for Information said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has directed to take comprehensive measures for safety and security of journalists and media workers.

The Minister said all the stakeholders should participate in the process for preparation of the bill on protection and welfare of the journalists.

She said protection and welfare of journalists is responsibility of the government.

Marriyum Aurangzeb said a Journalists Council will be constituted for implementation of the Bill in its real spirit.

She said the Bill was generalized for the very purpose of getting recommendations from all sections of media and civil society.

She said recommendations regarding the Wage Board Award and Journalist endowment fund will be considered before finalizing the Bill.


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