PPP is committed to freedom of the press, says Bilawal

Board members of the Joint Pakistani Media Action Committee met with Chairman of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, to express their concerns over the draconian laws enacted by the Pakistani government Tehreek-e- Insaf (PTI) to gag social, electronic and other media through the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act (PECA) and other laws that severely restrict the fundamental right to free speech of all citizens from the country.

The PPP President assured the delegation that his party would uphold its clear commitment to freedom of the press in all its forms and content, and directed the PPP team to challenge the laws in the courts as well as in all political, parliamentary and social forums. expression.

Bilawal also assured the JAC of his own unwavering support as well as the full solidarity of the party in the common effort to fight for the inalienable fundamental, constitutional and democratic rights of the Pakistani people.

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Members of the delegation included senior representatives from CPNE, APNS, AEMEND and PBA.

Among those attending the meeting were Sarmad Ali, Nazafreen Saigol, Dr. Jabbar Khattak, Taher A Khan, Shakeel Masud, Shahab Zuberi, Athar Qazi, Zahid Mazhar, Ijazul Haque, Amir Mehmood, Hafiz Tariq and Shahab Mahmoud. PPP leaders Sherry Rehman, Shazia Marri and Faisal Karim Kundi were also present.

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