Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb says government is committed to protect rights of journalists and provide them safety and security.

Addressing a media workers convention at Rawalpindi Press Club on Wednesday, she said the government has passion for welfare of journalists.  

She said media has played pivotal role in strengthening democracy and elimination of the menace of terrorism.

Marriyum Aurangzeb said security and safety bill, for protection of working and non-working journalists, has also been introduced to provide them full protection in execution of their responsibilities. She said that the bill will soon be passed by the parliament.

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