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SAFMA launches new initiatives for media and peace

Free Media Foundation signed a 1.4 million dollar two-year contract with Royal Norwegian Embassy to support South Asian Free Media Association’s (SAFMA) program “Media development, freedom and peace” in South Asia at a signing ceremony with chief guest Minister for Information Qamar Zaman Kaira in the chair. Ambassador of Norway Cecilie Landsverk and Executive Director of FMF Mr. Imtiaz Alam signed the agreement in the presence of leading journalists from various media organizations. Secretary General SAFMA Imtiaz Alam thanked Norway for its unconditional support for the program for the last 10 years while vowing to become self-reliant in the next few years.
Highlighting SAFMA’s new initiatives for the development of media, defense of freedoms and democratic values, conflict resolution, peace and cooperation among the ember countries of SAARC, he revealed that SAFMA, South Asian Women in media (SAWM) and South Asian Media Commission (SAMC) will train young journalists, promote media ethics, defend press freedom and help build a consensus on the peaceful settlement of the conflict in Afghanistan and improving relations between India and Pakistan.



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  1. shayan jamal said:

    My name is Shayan Jamal , I am a BS student of Mass communication in Karchi university My question is

    How the yourng strudent of KU studying in Mass communication may apply in training programme of SAFMA in media development peace programme going to be started with the helop of Norway aid of USD1.4 million.

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