Shibli assures of optimum steps to resolve media community’s problems

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz

ISLAMABAD, Aug 27 (APP): Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz on Thursday said the government believed in the freedom of expression and would take all possible steps for the resolution of media community’s problems.

Addressing an event at the National Press Club, he expressed the hope  that newly-elected office-bearers would come up to the expectations of fellow journalists and work for resolution of their problems.

Congratulating newly-elected office bearers of the NPC, Shibli Faraz said there had been excellent standard for the selection of journalists’ representatives.

He said that having superb leadership usually helped in ensuring liaison with the government, adding mutual trust and respect might also help in resolving many difficult issues.

He said he was grateful to the journalist community for showing respect towards him due to the contribution of his father Urdu poet Ahmed Faraz who belonged to the pen profession