Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Farrukh Habib has said that loans will be provided to photo journalists under Kamyab Jawan program on priority basis.
This was stated by him while speaking as Chief Guest of oath taking ceremony of newly elected office bearers of Photo Journalist Association Rawalpindi, Islamabad held on Friday.
Farrukh Habib said that the soft loans provided under Kamyab Jawan Program will help the photo journalists to acquire latest cameras and other equipment to improve their employment.
Addressing the ceremony, newly elected President of Rawalpindi Islamabad Journalists Association, Sajjad Haider said that annual photo exhibition and training workshop will be held for photo journalists and new comers would be provided laptop and camera bag.
He said that during ongoing year, All Pakistan Photo Journalist Association Convention would also be organized which will be hosted by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
During the ceremony, Senior Vice President Jehangir Chaudhry, Vice Presidents Sultan Bashir, Tahir Kazmi, General Secretary Raja Muddasir, Finance Secretary Muhammad Asim, Press Secretary Irshad, Joint Secretary Raees Khan, Member Governing Body S.M. Sohail, Raja Riaz, Raja Zafar, Habib Sheikh, Khurram Latif, Asim Shigari and Hassan Sherazi took the oath of their offices.