FNJ new leadership urged to focus on professional journalism

Kathmandu, Aug 23: Nepali Congress senior leader Ramchandra Poudel has urged the newly elected leadership of the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) to get involved for promotion of professional journalism by ensuring journalists’
Addressing a programme organised to honour the newly elected FNJ executive committee here today, he urged the FNJ for contributing to the implementation of constitution and strengthening the democratic norms and values. The recent 25th general convention of the FNJ elected the new leadership under the chair of Govinda Acharya.
“Journalists can play a significant role in keeping the national unity intact,” he added.
Also speaking on the occasion, NC central member Dr Ramsharan Mahat said journalists were expected to raise the issues that helps accelerate national development. One of the agenda of FNJ should be the address to the concerns of working journalists.
Likewise, CPN (Maoist Center)’s Spokesperson Pampha Bhusal took the time to call on journalists to abide by the professional ethics.
FNJ newly elected chair Acharya said he was committed to taking the organisation ahead as an umbrella organisation of all journalists in real sense.

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