Fawad seeks PBA help in resolution of issue of non- payment of media workers salaries


ISLAMABAD, Sep 10 (APP):Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Monday sought help of Pakistan Broadcasters Association ( PBA) for resolution of the issue of non-payment of salaries to working journalists and media workers.
In a letter to Chairman PBA Mian Amir Mehmood, the minister said that his ministry had received several complaints in that regard.
He said that the issue had also been taken up by Supreme Court of Pakistan. The minister said that he firmly believed that welfare of media workers was collective responsibility of the ministry and the bodies like PBA. He requested PBA to immediately play its role in resolution of the issue within a week.
He assured that Ministry of Information would be at hand to assist PBA with regard to resolution of any issue between working journalists and the media house owners.