Govt gives due importance to freedom of expression: Shibli

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz said that the government gives due importance to freedom of expression.

Addressing a seminar in Islamabad on Wednesday, he said the government will do its best to solve problems of the journalist community.

The Minister said a bill will be introduced in parliament for physical and financial protection of journalists.

He said the media should highlight people s problems. He said the government s positive steps should also be acknowledged by the media.

The Minister commended the services of journalists particularly during the Covid-19.