National Assembly Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting has stressed the need for measures to protect journalists and their families.

The committee, which met in Islamabad today with Pir Muhammad Aslam Bodla in the chair, discussed “The Protection of Journalists Bill. 2014.”

It directed Information and Broadcasting Division to complete consultation with all stakeholders.

Meanwhile, the National Assembly Standing Committee on Education expressed concern over drug use in universities and called for character building of students.

Amirullah Marwat chaired the meeting of the committee in Islamabad today.

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