PESHAWAR: The Khyber Union of Journalists (KhUJ) and Peshawar Press Club (PPC) took out a torch-bearing rally in connection with the ‘World Press Freedom Day’ here on Wednesday.

The rally was attended by people from all walks of life provincial Minister for information Mian Iftikhar Hussain.Speaking on the occasion, Peshawar Press Club president Saiful Islam Saifi and others said the aim of rally was to create awareness among the people about the freedom of expression, defend the freedom of expression and highlight sacrifices of the journalists.

Mian Iftikhar Hussain in his speech said the government had recognised the sacrifices rendered by the journalist community. He said, “We want peace in the area and ready to offer any kind of sacrifice in this regard.”

Originally published in The News.

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