Rs15m grant for Peshawar Press Club

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Staff Reporter

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has stated that journalists have played an important role in promoting democratic norms in the country, strengthening of accountability, promoting transparency, defeating terrorism and promoting the soft image of Pakistan Internationally.
While addressing the oath taking ceremony of the newly elected cabinet of Peshawar Press Club, the Chief Minister announced a onetime special grant of Rs 15 Million for Peshawar Press Club and Rs 50 Lakh grant for Khyber Union of Journalists along with announcing the provision of Sehat Insaf Cards to Journalists in the province.
The Chief Minister also announced the establishment of Media Colony stating that the scheme has already been approved which will solve the residential issues of journalists in the provincial capital.
Minister Information Shaukat Yousafzai, Advisor to Chief Minister on merged districts Ajmal Wazir, Secretary Information Imtiaz Ayub, Director General Information Imdadullah Khan, Senior Journalists and Officials were also present on the occasion.