Friday, February 8, 2019

Anwar Shaikh elected as president of NUJ

By Rashid Zia Qureshi
(Pakistan News & Features Services)

Muhammad Anwar Shaikh,  (Geo News) and Muhammad Arshad Shaikh  (Dawn News)  were elected as  President and General Secretary of Nawabshah Union of Journalists (Dastoor), PFUJ chapter  held under the supervision of President Nawabshah Press Club Muhammad Aslam Munir. 

Other office bearers elected were Muhammad Arshad Munir Vice President, Muhammad Aslam Azmi ,Joint Secretary, Ziaur Rehman Treasurer and Muhammad Shafique Malik Coordination Secretary. 

Speaking on the occasion Muhammad Anwar Shaikh and General Secretary Muhammad Arshad Shaikh assured that all out  efforts would be made to resolve the basic issues of the journalists and for their welfarefrom the platform of PFUJ. 

The Central President Pakistan Union of Journalists Haji Nawaz Raza, General Secretary Suhail Afzal, President Karachi Union of Journalists Tariq Abul Hassan, General Secretary Hamidur Rehman, President Hyderabad Union of Journalists Abdul Hafeez Abid and General Secretary Tajjamul Hussain congratulated the newly elected office bearers of Nawabshah Union of Journalists.

Special measures are being taken to make PSL most successful

By Abdul Qadir Qureshi
(Pakistan News & Features Services)

Special measures are being taken to make the Pakistan Super League (PSL) matches in Karachi most  successful and memorable, this was stated by Commissioner Karachi, Iftikhar Shalwani.

In this regard,   the surroundings of National Stadium,city's various areas, their roads and intersections  would  be decorated while steps to be taken for live streaming cricket matches at different city parks with the support of former test cricketer Sadiq Muhammed Khan.   

Such live streaming would be arranged  at about 10 parks  where  people at large along with cricket fans could watch PSL matches, Shalwani informed while chairing a meeting held to   discussed in detail all aspects to make  PSL a successful venture in Karachi. 

It was decided that images  of cricket legends  will be displayed at city's vantage points. The meeting  discussed  the idea of live streaming of PSL matches at different parks with the support of former test cricketer Sadiq Muhammad as an organizer who will be assisted and coordinated by Deputy Commissioners.

It was decided that  registration through whats-app would be mandatory for  people who intended to watch live streaming at parks..

The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioners  South Salahuddin Ahmed and East Ali Ahmed Siddiqui, PBC reprentative and General Manager Arshad Khan, Assistant Commissioner Headquarters Asif Reza besides senior officials of Pakistan Rangers, Police and Traffic Police.