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Sindh governor returns Journalists Protection Bill

By Our Correspondent
June 21, 2021

KARACHI: The Karachi Union of Journalists has expressed dismay that Sindh Governor Imran Ismail has not given his assent to the Sindh Journalists' Protection Bill recently passed by the Sindh Assembly and instead the governor returned the bill to the assembly without signing it. In a joint statement issued on Sunday, KUJ President Ejaz Ahmed and its General Secretary Aajiz Jamali said the Sindh governor had objected that the bill did not give any clarification on the expense to be incurred on the commission to be constituted under the draft Journalists' Protection Law.They hoped that the Sindh government would expeditiously work to once again finalise the draft of the law, keeping in view the legal observations and points raised by the governor pertaining to the bill.