CPJ lauds Pakistan for evacuation of journalists from Afghanistan

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has appreciated Pakistan’s role in safe evacuation of foreign media correspondents from Afghanistan, Radio Pakistan reported.

The Committee’s Asia Program Coordinator, Steven Butler, during a telephonic conversation with Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry, lauded Pakistan for its cooperation in safe evacuation of foreign journalists from Afghanistan.

Talking to Butler, the information minister said Pakistan supports freedom of expression all over the world and protection of all people affiliated with media.

He said Pakistan has set up a special cell for facilitating evacuation of media persons from Afghanistan.

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Source: Journalism Pakistan

cpj lauds pakistan for evacuation of journalists from afghanistan

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