Published On: Fri, Jan 24th, 2014
Published in Category: Government

Govt does not believe in issuing advices to media: Pervaiz Rashid

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ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid has said the government will make every effort to provide protection to the people. In an interview‚ he said it is the prime responsibility of the state to ensure its writ.

The Information Minister said the government has brought all non-state actors under the ambit of law. He said we have framed a security policy within a span of six months which was nonexistent in the past.

The minister said the government has evolved consensus to move on a path of dialogue and negotiations. Pervaiz Rasheed said our armed forces and police have rendered sacrifices to protect innocent citizens.

Meanwhile‚ addressing a ceremony of officers of the Information Ministry in Islamabad‚ the Information Minister said that the government believes in freedom of expression. He said media and democracy are interlinked. He said PML-N led government does not believe in issuing advices to media.