Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has congratulated the newly elected representative body of All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS). The Prime Minister extended his deepest congratulations to Mr. Sarmad Ali elected as President, Kazi Asad Abid as Senior Vice President, Umar Mujeeb Shami Secretary General and Mr. Mehtab Khan as Vice President of APNS.
The Prime Minister said that print media has played a vital role in strengthening democracy in Pakistan and the government would extend all possible assistance and support for the promotion and development of free and vibrant media in the country. He added that the government believes in free and independent media which can play an even more crucial role in the progress and development of our country. The PM expressed the hope that the elected body will make all possible efforts towards further betterment of print media industry and people associated with it.