Independent media, freedom of expression hallmark of democratic society: Pervaiz


ISLAMABAD, May 3 (APP): Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid Tuesday said that independent media and freedom of expression were hallmark of a free and democratic society.

The minister, in his message on Press Freedom Day, said “independence of media and democracy go hand in hand and one cannot survive without the other.”

The people of Pakistan and media community, he added, had jointly waged a long struggle to achieve both the goals.