Journalism fourth pillar of state: Pervaiz

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ISLAMABAD, May 3 (APP): Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid has said that journalism is considered across the world as fourth pillar of the state.

The government believed in freedom of media as it was playing an important role in highlighting real issues of the common man, he said while talking to Pakistan Television (PTV).

The minister said the progress and development of a country and society could not be possible without contribution of all the pillars. Every one should play its constitutional role for the prosperity of the country, he added.