Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad said that a committee comprising of the elected members of National Press Club (NPC) would look after the matter of allotment of plots or apartments for journalists working in the twin cities.
He said that during a meeting with the delegation of senior journalists where proposed housing scheme of the journalists was discussed. “This is our obligation to provide residential opportunity to the homeless journalists but those who have taken the advantage, should not be enlisted,” the minister said.
He also assured that the journalist housing scheme will also be initiated soon, where homeless journalists would be preferred. Capital Development Authority (CDA) and Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) would also be included in the committee to make sure that entire procedure is being followed according to law and the list of eligible journalist is finalized with complete transparency.