Open Society Foundation Visit
Director of Open Society Foundation (USA) program for “Free Press” Ms. Maria Teresa Rundrus and Representative Sir Edward visited Central Secretariat of the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors.
Ms. Maria Teresa Rundrus appreciated the fact that journalists in Pakistan are paying their obligations even in difficult situations while speaking with the representatives of CPNE on press freedom, problems and risks, Journalists are facing in the country.
Secretary General CPNE Dr Jabbar Khattak briefed about the problems and risks to editors and journalists in Pakistan
It was realized during this conversation that there should be a functional institution which may support to deal with threats to Editors and journalists lives by providing timely guidance and help to editors and journalists and to mitigate panic situations Abdi Hamid Hussain, Ghulam Chandio, Owais Aslam Ali, Amir Khan, Abdul Khaliq Marshal and Arif Baloch were present on the part of CPNE