Media Council Bill in favour of journalists: Minister Banskota

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Media Council Bill in favour of journalists: Minister Banskota

Bidur, May 12: Minister for Communications and Information Technology Gokul Prasad Banskota has assured that the Media Council Bill was being brought for the greater good of journalists.

At a press conference organize by Press Chautari Nepal as well as Press Centre Nepal here today, Minister Banskota share new rules will be introducing to ensure journalists’ rights and welfare.

According to him, some media owner were dreadful of facing music. As they were not paying their employees a minimum wage determined by the government but dodge taxes. Urging the working journalists to be assure, he pledge to secure their rights and welfare.

The Minister said, “There’s a misleading rumour that the government had controlled media. Every citizen should adhere to the rules of the land. Laws and rules must be equally exercise on everyone.”RSS

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