KARACHI: Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) has called for allocation of funds for the prevention of climate change. CPNE Sindh’s Vice President Aamer Mahmood said editors and journalists should exchange research content with CPNE so there could be awareness among the masses. Dr Jabbar Khattak - Chairman Projects and Programs Committee announced in the Focus Group Discussion organized at CPNE Secretariat in collaboration with UNDP that a CPNE Climate Change Desk would be established and CPNE would introduce best story award for reporters of this beat. This was the third session of its kind and the previous sessions were held in Lahore and Islamabad. The discussion was attended by editors of various newspapers including Ghulam Nabi Chandio, Hamid Hussain Abidi, Tahir Najmi, Mubashir Mir, Abdul Khaliq Ali, Naseer Hashmi, Abdul Rehman Mangrio, Javed Mahar Shamsi, Minhaj Kazmi, and a large number of journalists and columnists.
Published in The Express Tribune, October 7th, 2016.
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