Karachi, February 20, 2014 (PPI-OT): The Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah has directed the Inspector General of Sindh Police to provide full security to all media houses in Karachi without fail and ensure that the employee’s, equipments, vehicles and other assets of these organization were safe and secure.
This he directed while talking with media managers of Aaj, ARY Tv channels and English daily Business Recorder, while visiting their offices in Karachi last night to express his solidarity with them on account of recent attacks on their offices made by the terrorists.
Special Assistants Waqar Mehdi and Rashid Rabani and Police officers were accompanied the Chief Minister during the visit. Talking on the occasion, The Chief Minister termed the media houses as the mirrors of the society and fastest means of communication.
He said that from the attacks on the media houses, it now has been revealed that the terrorists were the enemy of all segments of society. He said that all the media managers, all the segments of society and political parties are on same page against the terrorism and it is the reason that they are attacking on the media houses the most prime segment of society he added.
The Chief Minister Sindh Said that his party PPP had struggle and made sacrifices for freedom of express when in opposition and would continue these efforts in same sprit when in power. The Chief Minister Sindh said that his govt was enjoying friendly relationship with media organizations and the Sindh Government has already provided the security, whenever it demanded by any individual or organizations.
He assured that it to be ensured in future as well. He asked the police officers to evolve a strategy in consultation with media managers for their security. The Chief Minister expressed sympathies with two injured employees of the Business Recorder house. Later he visited Aaj News and ARY News channels and expressed his solidarity with the employees and assured the full security by at their satisfaction.
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