Karachi, August 23, 2016 (PPI-OT): Attack on media houses and media personnel is an attack on Sindh and Pakistan as well. Media is the beauty of the democracy. Unless the journalism is strong, the democracy can not flourish in the country. These views were expressed by Provincial Ministers Mukesh Kumar Chawla, Nawab Taimoor Talpur, Burhan Chandio, Ikram ullah Dharejo, Mumtaz Jakhrani, Syed Qasim Navaid and Abid Hussain Bhaio, while visiting ARY TV Bureau office here on Tuesday. They said that they had come to express their solidarity with media community. It was the duty of the government to provide complete security to them and they all were against terrorism and terrorists.
They expressed their commitment that they would not bow before terrorists because they ( terrorists) had no creed, religion or language. Government would ensure safety of all citizens. The people of Karachi have identified the miscreants. Now they know their enemies and friends too. Provincial Ministers asked the people to be united against these terrorists and not to allow anyone to destroy the peace of Karachi.
They assured the people that Pakistan Peoples Party believed in freedom of speech and serving the masses irrespective of their political affiliation. All Provincial Ministers were of the opinion that the CM Sindh was sincerely working to restore the lights and peace of Karachi. Sindh Government and Sindh Rangers were on the same page to eradicate terrorism in the society and bring peace at all cost.
For more information, contact:
Information and Archives Department
Directorate of Press Information
Government of Sindh
95-Sindh Secretariat 4-B, Karachi
Tel: +92-21-99204423, +92-21-99204401