By: Mohiuddin Abbasi – Senior Vice President of Journalists Association of Pakistan
Our manifesto is to promote positive media, to bring all journalists together on a common platform for the exercise of journalistic rights and to highlight Pakistan’s positive image globally. S. A. Sehbai Insurance Policy for Sustaining the Poor Families of Martyrs of Journalism Is part of the Manifesto and Mission of the Lancaster Association of Pakistan Chairman JAP Journalists Association of Pakistan (Registered) Annual Election for 22-2021 Central Officials Election Process Completed Patron General Dr. Shahid Masood, Chairman S. A. Sehbai, Chief Organizer Mubashir Luqman, President Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Shami, Secretary General Qasim Munir and Broadcasting Secretary Dr. B. A. Khurram selected All other key officials, directors and members of the working committee were elected through mutual consultation. Congratulations from the President of Pakistan Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan, Ministers and Opposition Leaders.
ISLAMABAD (SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE): The election of the Central Officers, Directors and Members of the Working Committee of the Journalists Association of Pakistan (Registered) Annual Election for 2021, a representative body of Pakistani journalists at the international level, was carried out in consultation with each other. According to Chairman S. A. Sehbai, Patron General Dr. Shahid Masood, Chief Organizer Mubashir Luqman, President Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Shami, Senior Vice President Babar Rind, Mohi-ud-Din Abbasi, Dr. Mian Azhar Amin, Vice President Pir Syed Zia Gilani, Shujah Hussain Pirzada, Arshad Malik, Amjad Bobby. Secretary General Qasim Munir, Secretary Finance Miss Farah Naz, Secretary Information and Broadcasting Dr. B. A. Khurram, Broadcasting Secretary Rashid Niaz, Additional Secretary Mir Zulfiqar Abro, Office Secretary Fida Hussain Khawar were elected. For the Boards of Directors, Mian Amir Ali has been appointed Director Foreign Affairs, Saghir Alam Rame Director Overseas, Aqeel Tareen Director Current Affairs, Sudhir Kayani Director Media Affairs, Sardar Zaheer Director Diplomatic Affairs, Dr Malik Muhammad Afzal Awan Director Health Safety Affairs, Sultan. Ghulam Nabi Kashmiri was elected Director Kashmir Affairs, Alhaj Abul Barakat Director Literary Affairs, Amjad Khan Director Sports, Riaz Bazmi Director Education and Amjad Saeed Khan Director Social Affairs. Sardar Kamran Agha, Shams Tabrizi, Miss Kabra Bibi, Madam Bandia Ishaq, Sardar Ghulam Mustafa, Riaz Chishti, Zia Sham, Sohail Anjum, Rana Zulfiqar Ijaz, Shaheen Malik, Asad Ali Shah, for the members of the Working Committee of Journalists Association of Pakistan. Amir Azam, Jan Mohammad Ramzan, Jamil Malik and Khawar Nadeem Zahid were selected.
Chairman of the Journalists Association of Pakistan S. A. Sehbai congratulated the newly elected officials, directors and members of the working committee and hoped that all the officials and members of the Journalists Association of Pakistan would continue to play their full role in promoting positive media. We will continue to use all our energies through the media platform to highlight Pakistan’s positive image globally. The media will continue to work for alternative employment opportunities for working journalists to address the global economic crisis. The fight for the rights of journalists and the establishment of schools, universities, housing schemes, life insurance and hospitals for the children of the refugees are part of our manifesto. Mohammad Naeem Shah, the soul of the Journalists Association of Pakistan, has termed the Journalist Daughter Funds for sponsoring the families of the martyred journalists and for the marriage of daughters as part of the Manifesto and Mission of the Journalists Association of Pakistan. All prominent political, social, religious and journalistic personalities have extended heartfelt congratulations to the newly elected officials and members.