Solution to journalists’ problems priority: Wazir
PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Adviser to Chief Minister on Merged Districts Ajmal Khan Wazir said on Tuesday that the provincial government was serious on addressing the issues faced by journalists community and earnest step would be taken for their welfare.
He was speaking at ‘Meet the Press’, held here at Peshawar Press Club (PPC) and said that rights of the media would be protected and would endeavour to implement 8th wage board award in the province.
President of Khyber Union of Journalists (KhUJ) FidaKhattak, General Secretary (GS) Muhammad Naeem, President PPC Bukhar Shah Bacha and GS Muhammad Zafar and a number of journalists were present on the occasion.
“We are working hastily on residential colony for the journalists community,” he stated.
Ajmal Khan Wazir remarked that the health card facility would be extended merged districts.
He added that holding provincial elections in erstwhile Fata for the first is a feather in the hat of PTI led government.
“Developed merged tribal district was the aim and vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan,” he uttered and added that PTI would admit the results of the polls in merged districts irrespective of whoever wins.
He maintained that we believe in democracy and level playing field has been provided to every party’s candidate.
Everything about upcoming elections would be decided by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).
“We are for the first time holding completely free and fair elections in erstwhile Fata,” he said.
He added that every tribal should exercise his right to vote and must participate in this historic elections.