President condemns attack on ARY, SAMAA, Neo TV offices


ISLAMABAD, Aug 22 (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain has
strongly condemned attack on the offices of ARY, SAMAA and Neo television channels in Karachi on Monday.

The President said it was an attack on the freedom of
press and expression as well as an attempt to vitiate peaceful atmosphere in the provincial metropolis.

He said such incidents would not be tolerated and the
freedom of media would be ensured. All necessary security
would be provided to media persons to enable them to perform their professional duties, he added.

The President said that those involved in the criminal
acts would be brought to justice and such incidents would not be allowed to be repeated in future by the law enforcement agencies.