November 20, 2017
Published 25 days ago
ISLAMABAD – A monument in remembrance of slain journalists was inaugurated at the National Press Club here Monday.
Chairman Senate Raza Rabbani unveiled the shiny black marble monument that features a hand gripping a pen.
Rabbani appreciated the monument and said that nations develop by remembering their heroes.
He told the gathering that Pakistan People’s Party always respects journalists and stands with them.
On the occasion, senior journalists Hamid Mir and Saud Sahir were presented awards for their contribution to the profession.
Sahir praised Shakeel Anjum, President of National Press Club for coming with the idea of having this monument and then executing it.
Photos courtesy: Freedom Network/National Press Club
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