LANDIKOTAL: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governor, Barrister Masud Kausar
has said that tribal journalists should play their prime duty for the
sake of solidarity and integrity of Pakistan.
The was said by the KPK governor to a delegation of tribal journalists
meeting held on Wednesday. He said that tribal journalists should keep
in mind that by his reports he made for his media organization could
bring destruction in Fata. It was the prime duty of the tribal
journalists to project the soft image of the Fata people.
A delegation of Tribal journalists met the KPK governor, Barrister
Masud Kaosar on Wednesday in demanded for their protection and
allotment of the plots.
Talking to reporters of print and electronic media the governor said
that along with the other people tribal journalists have been badly
affected in the last ten years. He said that the job of a journalist
was more risky as compare with a soldier as a journalist has no
equipments to be used for self defence and to protect from the any
incident happing while reporting from the militancy hit areas.
The governor reminded the tribal journalists said that several legends
and top heroes given birth in the Fata soil. However, he said that we
should give message of peace and humanity to the world.
He lauded the life of Pashtu poet Ameer Hamza Khan Shinwari known as
Hamza Baba that he always wrote for the welfare and prosperity of the
The governor regretted the media role specially the foreign media for
projecting Fata as the hub of militant. He said that dozens of
developmental projects are under process which should be projected in
reports. Regarding developments in the tribal areas the governor said
that 15 billion rupees have been allocated this year for the uplift
schemes. The KPK governor urged the tribal journalists to highlight
the soft corners of the Fata people. “Tribal journalists should show
their patriotism and work for the awareness of the laymen in Fata”,
the governor said.
While talking about the FCR the governor said that he was so grateful
for the joint efforts made for the change and the draconian regulation
of FCR. He assured the tribal journalists for the he will soon
construct press clubs in Jamrud and Landikotal subdivisions of Khyber
agency. He directed the political agent,Mutahir zeb, who was also the
part of the meeting that allocated amount for the scholarships for the
poor tribal journalists. He lamented the situation of Fata hospital
said that soon a committee would be set up to inquire the vacuum of
ignorance. He said that no one would be pardon if found guilty in the
poor system of hospitals in Fata. He announced rupees 0.5 million for
the Khyber agency press members.