First draft of Safety, security and Protection bill for journalists to be presented soon: Marriyum
Minister of state for information said proposed Bill envisaged establishment of welfare fund for journalists to which both government, media owners would contribute.
Minister of state Marriyum Aurangzeb says first draft of the Bill for Safety, security and Protection of journalists would soon be presented before the cabinet legislative committee for approval.
Briefing the Senate committee on Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage, the minister said the policy has been prepared in consultation with all the stakeholders.
The Minister said that the proposed Bill envisaged the establishment of a welfare fund for the journalists to which both the government and the media owners would contribute.