LANDIKOTAL: Provincial caretaker minister for relief and rehabilitation Taj Muhammad Afridi has said that the long awaited demand of construction of Landikotal press club delayed due to the differences between journalists in Khyber.
Taj Muhammad Afridi was speaking to the oath taking ceremony of Landikotal press club held on Monday. He said journalists’ role in peace and development could not be denied. He said lack of unity between the journalists communities cuased delayed the construction work on Landikotal press that had been formally inaugurated some ten years ago. He said his ministry was working day and night to provide best possible assistance to citizens in need. He said the press club construction matter would be take up with Chief minister and concern departments so that the construction work could be initiated.
Landikotal press club newly elected president Khalil Jabran,Tribal Union of Journalists interim chairman Qazi Fazalullah, senior journalist and member of the cabinet Pervez Khan Afridi also spoke on the occasion.
Assistant commissioner of Landikotal Irshad Ali Mohmand,chairman Landikotal Shah Khalid Shinwari,tehsildar Dawood Khan Afridi,SHO Landikotal police station Ibrahim Shinwari and local elders,poets,civil soc and bazaar union representatives attended the ceremony.
Caretaker minister Taj Muhammad Afridi later took oath from Khalil Jabran and his cabinet.