NDMA holds workshop for journalists

Lahore—A one-day training workshop for journalists was organised at a local hotel on Saturday, under the aegis of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA).
NDMA Engineer Ayub Shah delivered a lecture about reporting during natural calamities and emergency situations. He said that journalists had to face a lot of problems in discharging of their professional obligations in such situations and they must be educated on how to deal with such crises.
Speakers including Wajih Akhtar, expert Shazia Haris and NDMA official Ahmad Kamal shared their observations with journalists at the workshop. They said that during the current situation, media played an important role in informing the government authorities and departments about natural calamities including earthquakes, floods and building collapses etc. On the basis of this information, the government departments provide help to the affected people, he added.—APP

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