Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on World Press Freedom Day has paid tributes to the services of journalists

May 02, 2021

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on World Press Freedom Day has paid tributes to the services of journalists who rendered sacrifices for the freedom of press and played unprecedented role for creating collective awareness among the people. He said that those who stood for supremacy of truth and righteousness become the torchbearer of the society. He termed the freedom of press a mirror of collective consciousness of any society. A responsible journalism should not cross the religious and social limits. Free and responsible media is the best representative, informer and critic of the society. Truth cannot be hidden adding that freedom of press is linked with sense of social responsibility. He appreciated the role of those journalists who bring the truth in the limelight for the interest of the people. He said that PTI government believes in freedom of expression. Prompt measures have been taken on the public complaints in print, electronic and social media. Punjab government is striving for the promotion of regional and national journalism. Providing secure environment to the journalist during the performance of their duties is the top priority of government.