ISLAMABAD, December 27, 2017: Members of the Rawalpindi-Islamabad Sports Journalists Association (RISJA) after their elections held at the Pakistan Sports Complex. Afzal Javed of Founder Group was elected the president.
LAHORE, December 28, 2017: Journalists protest outside the Lahore Press Club over a controversial new voter list. The protesters prevented the start of polling resulting in the postponement of the annual elections.
The US Embassy in Islamabad gifted dozens of books on journalism to the National Press Club on December 20, 2017. Here, Richard Snelsire, spokesperson for the embassy hands over the books to club President Shakeel Anjum.
PARIS, December 12, 2017: French Justice Minister Ms. Nicole Belloubet awards The French Republic’s prestigious Human Rights Prize to Freedom Network's Executive Director Iqbal Khattak for the network's “excellent work for Freedom of Information, Freedom of the Press and Journalism.”
Journalist Aoun Sahi (left), a Pakistani member of the Los Angeles Times 2016 Pulitzer Award-winning team receives the 'Pride of Journalism' Award from senior journalist Farooq Faisal Khan on December 10. Sahi reported from Pakistan on the 2015 San Bernardino attack in the US, since one of the attackers was a Pakistani. Sahi is also a bureau chief at Channel 24. The award ceremony was organized by Shakeel Anjum, President National Press Club.
Prize winners of the 2017 Agahi Journalism Awards in Islamabad (December 9). - Photo courtesy: Mishal Pakistan
The Rawalpindi-Islamabad Union of Journalists (RIUJ) held a demonstration outside the National Press Club, Islamabad on November 8 to protest the curbs and attacks on journalists in Balochistan. About a dozen press clubs have had to shut down in the province in recent weeks because of threats from militant groups. - Photo courtesy: RIUJ
Students of Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST) Islamabad visited the headquarters of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to learn about the regulator's role and functions. - Photo courtesy: PEMRA
Journalists gather outside the National Press Club, Islamabad on October 27 to protest an attack by unidentified men on The News journalist Ahmed Noorani. He suffered head injuries.
Prime Minister Shahid Khan Abbasi chairs a briefing on Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) at the Prime Minister Office on October 11, 2017. - Photo courtesy: PEMRA
ISLAMABAD – Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah (center), and Opposition Leader Khursheed Shah present a cheque to National Press Club, Islamabad President Shakeel Anjum on September 19. - NPC photo.
ISLAMABAD – Qazi Asad Abid of All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) addresses a press conference at the National Press Club on September 11. He is flanked by Aamir Mehmood of Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE), press freedom activist and senior journalist Nasir Zaidi, and Afzal Butt, President of Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ). – NPC photo
ISLAMABAD - Senior journalist Farooq Faisal Khan speaks at a protest organized on July 22 to condemn the manhandling and harassment of Channel 24 journalist Saba Bajeer on July 21 by officials of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA). A few other journalists were beaten up. - Photo courtesy: National Press Club, Islamabad.
ISLAMABAD - Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Chairman Pakistan People's Party (PPP) plants a sapling during a visit to the National Press Club, Islamabad on July 17. - Image: NPC
Journalists who took part in a two-day Indus Basin Regional Media Dialogue in Colombo, Sri Lanka in July 2017. Zofeen Ebrahim, Shabina Faraz, Shahzada Irfan Ahmed, Jehanzaib Haque and Hassaan Khan represented Pakistan at the event.
ISLAMABAD: The Rawalpindi-Islamabad Union of Journalists (RIUJ) and National Press Club, Islamabad held a protest on June 12 to condemn the killing of K-2 Times journalist Bakshish Elahi in Haripur. - Image courtesy: NPC
ISLAMABAD – Prize-winning children who took part in the Family Festival organized by the National Press Club on June 9, 2017. Prizes worth Rs200000 were distributed among the children. – Photo courtesy: NPC
ISLAMABAD - Dr. Ramesh Kumar Vankwani (MNA), EU Ambassador Jean -Francois Cautain, Federal Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony, Sardar Mohammad Yousaf, and Chairman HEC Dr. Mukhtar Ahmad at the launch of Tolerant Pakistan Media Network on May 16, 2017. – Image courtesy: Tolerant Pakistan Media Network.
ISLAMABAD - Fleur Cowan, spokesperson for the US Embassy and her team visited the National Press Club on May 3 - the World Press Freedom Day. - Photo by NPC
ISLAMABAD - Absar Alam, Chairman Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority chairs a meeting of the authority in Islamabad on April 19. - Photo courtesy PEMRA
ISLAMABAD - Women journalists from across the country attended a two-day National Conference organized by National Press Club, United Nations Information Center (UNIC) and British High Commission (BHC) to commemorate the International Women's Day. State Minister for Information Maryam Aurangzeb was the chief guest.
ISLAMABAD - Communication Research Strategies (CRS) and JournalismPakistan.com kicked off a project focusing on economic security of slain journalists’ families or those displaced, by holding a consultation with stakeholders at the Islamabad Hotel on February 22. The project titled ‘Surviving the Story’ involves conducting a research on the issue in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, engage in consultations with media practitioners and other stakeholders and come up with policy recommendations.
ISLAMABAD - Journalists from Rawalpindi and Islamabad gather outside the National Press Club on February 13 to protest the killing of Samaa TV cameraman Taimoor Abbas. Taimoor, 22, was killed in an attack on the channel's news-gathering van in Karachi. Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.
KARACHI: Relatives and colleagues mourn around the body of Taimoor Abbas, an employee of Samaa TV, who was shot dead while reporting an attack on a police vehicle in Karachi on February 12. - AFP
ISLAMABAD: M. Salahuddin Mengal, Chairman Press Council of Pakistan, presents the council’s annual report 2015-16 to the Imran Yaqoob Dhillon, General Secretary of National Press Club, Islamabad on February 2.
Islamabad-based journalists discuss clauses of Draft Election Bill 2017 to be tabled in the parliament which appear to have excessive restrictions on access to information for media. The media persons were briefed by the Free and Fair Election Network at the National Press Club Islamabad on January 16. - Photo courtesy: NPC
ISLAMABAD: Television anchors and journalists based in Islamabad attended a PEMRA event titled: 'Code of Conduct: A collective responsibility' on January 9. - Photo courtesy: PEMRA
ISLAMABAD - Shakeel Anjum (center) throws his arms up in jubilation after being re-elected president of National Press Club, Islamabad on January 5. His Journalist Panel made a clean sweep.
KARACHI - The newly-elected office-bearers of Karachi Press Club. Siraj Ahmed was elected the president and Maqsood Yousafi as the secretary in polls held on December 31. 2016.