Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Husain says the government is committed to providing health cards to journalists on priority basis.
He was talking to a delegation of Press Association of Supreme Court in Islamabad today [Friday]. The Minister congratulated the newly elected office bearers of the association.
The Information Minister said fair and accurate court reporting is imperative for ensuring prestige of judiciary and basic rights of people. He said the journalists doing court reporting should play their due role in promotion of responsible journalism.
Underlining the need for training of court reporters, the minister said that the government will prepare a strategy in this regard in collaboration with the representative journalist bodies.
Meanwhile, the Information Minister also visited the residence of Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani in Islamabad today, and expressed condolence over death of his brother Salar Sanjrani.
The Minister prayed for eternal peace for the departed soul and patience for the bereaved family.