Information Department has adapted modern procedure: Arshad Khan

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Haroon Siraj

SWAT- Secretary Information and Public Relations Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Arshad Khan has said that the Information Department has adapted modern procedure and work was being performed in a modern and transparent manner. He expressed these views while talking to senior journalists of Swat here on Saturday. He said that with the special efforts of Chief Minister Mehmood Khan, the Information Department working has been further improved and adapted the requirements of modern times. He said that provincial government development work is being carried out in the province and special measures are being taken for its better publicity. A comprehensive plan is being drawn up, he said, adding that the present government, workers have been using all available resources for the welfare of journalists, while a policy has also been formulated to alleviate/redress the problems of regional newspapers. The role of social media cannot be denied with this in mind, a policy will be clarified very soon and the government will provide full support to it while it will also be included in various campaigns to alleviate their problems, he said. He has given special directives to solve the miseries of working journalists and alleviate their problems. On this, occasion the endowment fund has been doubled to 130 million. He said that the journalists of this province have rendered immense sacrifices for the defence of the country and for which, they have been rewarded for it.