According to details, Federal Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry said that Article 9 of the Constitution provides fundamental rights to the citizens while addressing a press conference.
Fawad Chaudhry said that Najam Sethi programmed and talked about the caste of the Prime Minister, personal matters were brought on TV, and then everyone saw that she was wrong. Justice (R) refuted Wajiha’s statement.
The Federal Minister said that the media and social media are witnessing constant violations of rights, the dignity of the commoner and even the dignity of the Prime Minister is not safe, a campaign is being launched for the Chief Executive of the country ۔
He said that it was said that Jahangir Tareen was paying the expenses of Bani Gala, what would be the media for the Chief Executive of the country and not for the commoner, that is why Pakistan Media Development Authority had proposed the law.
Fawad Chaudhry further said that along with freedom of expression comes the right to respond; daily campaigns are launched on institutions, judiciary, there are also fines on TV abroad, they continue to do so, at present media freedom is being used for particular campaigns.
Referring to Jaimah, the Minister of Information said that Jaimah is one of the wealthiest families in Britain. The Prime Minister had a 50% share in Jaimah’s property.
He said that Jahangir Tareen proved to be a responsible person; the case against Najam Sethi has been pending for three years.
Fawad Chaudhry said that when the Prime Minister is being propagandized, the people’s confidence is being eroded. Therefore, we believe that strict action is required against him.
The Federal Minister said that we had discussed this with the Action Committee. The draft has been sent to the Action Committee as per the recommendations; we want the media organizations to finalize this law and the media organizations to complete this law.
He further said that we want the people to stop wearing turbans, we want to enforce the laws that are applicable in the world, there must be enforcement of Article 9 of the Constitution.
Fawad Chaudhry said that we want to take the legislation forward with the help of media organizations.