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All Pakistan Newspapers Society categorically rejects decision of Federal Cabinet to form Special Media Tribunals

Karachi, September 21, 2019 (PPI-OT): “The All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) today categorically rejected the decision of the Federal Cabinet to form Special Media Tribunals.

 

The APNS Executive Committee which met here today for an emergency meeting under the chairmanship of Mr. Hameed Haroon, President, APNS also decided to take various steps to resist this proposal including launching of a mass media campaign to educate the people of Pakistan on the implications of this disastrous move.

 

The APNS decided to call an All Stakeholders Conference at Islamabad on October 03, 2019 in order to take all media organizations and other stakeholders on board. The Executive Committee also authorized the President and the Secretary General to reach out to the political leadership in the country and sensitize them on this issue

 

For more information, contact:

All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS)

32, Farid Chamber Abdullah Haroon Road,

Karachi Post Code 74400

Tel: +92-21-5671256, +92-21-5671314

Fax: +92-21-5671310

E-mail: apns@apns.com.pk

URL: www.apns.com.pk