August 16, 2017
ISLAMABAD – Senior economic journalist Mubarak Zeb Khan has been elected president of the Rawalpindi-Islamabad Union of Journalists (RIUJ) unopposed.
The slot for the president fell vacant after Afzal Butt got elected as the president of the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) in March this year.
The elections for the position of president were to be held on August 20. However, rival candidates withdrew their nominations.
Khan told JournalismPakistan.com his priority would be to address such issues as non-implementation of Wage Board, seek job security for journalists, and health insurance etc.
He said he would also focus on issues journalists face in the electronic media.
Khan, who works for Dawn, is an award-winning journalist.
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A study conducted by JournalismPakistan.com and Communications Research Strategies on the economic situation of slain journalists' families and journalists displaced due to security threats.