Chitral Union of Journalists formed
Gul Hammad Farooqi
Chitral, July 1: A group of young media persons have announced their decision to establish a platform named as Chitral Union of Journalists (CUJ). The decision to set up CUJ was taken at a meeting of the journalists held at a local hotel the other day, with the aim of highlighting Chitral’s issues at the local and national level and to promote healthy and professional journalism. The decision was taken a meeting today.
The CUJ would be used as a platform by professional journalists and writers for highlighting the issues of Chitral. It will also provide an opportunity to the young and educated journalists so that they can also use their potential to make a niche for themselves in the field of journalism. The CUJ will also work to promote professional journalism in Chitral. The meeting also decided to from an interim cabinet of CUJ which will work for a period of three months. The cabinet comprises Gul Hamaad Farooqui, president; Kamal Abdul Jamil, general secretary, and Bashir Hussain Azad, treasurer