Firdous says that 1,000 people have gotten injured due to earthquake in Turkey; announces support for Turkish people.
ISLAMABAD: (Urdu Point/Pakistan Point News-Jan 25th, 2020) Special Assistant to Prime Minister Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan expressed sorrow over the loss of dozens of people in Turkey due to earthquake, saying that Pakistan was standing beside Turkey in this time of difficulty.
The Advisor to PM said that they are fully aware of media workers and announced Rs 1 million as compensation to the family of a cameraman of a local tv channel who died of cardiac arrest in Islamabad.
“We shall talk to the media owners and journalists’ bodies about the salary issue of journalists,” she said, adding that “We know the pain the journalists are going through,”. She said they are taking steps for the rights of the journalists.