| September 22, 2020

Journalism should be accountable: Minister Rai

Journalism should be accountable: Minister Rai
KATHMANDU, April 24: Minister for Information and Communication Sherdhan Rai has said time has come to wipe out flaws from journalism to make it accountable profession.

Addressing a programme organized on the occasion of the second anniversary of the Prabhav national daily in the capital city, Saturday, Minister Rai said the media should play an effective and responsible role for the implementation of the constitution.

Also the Spokesperson of the government, Minister Rai said the government was planning to set a minimum standard for the journalists and journalism. He also pointed out the need of the full implementation of the Working Journalists' Act.

Similarly, the Minister said journalists' remuneration was being increased to make their livelihood easier. The proposal of the minimum wage was being passed by the Council of Ministers, he added.

He wished success to the Prabhav daily on the occasion.

Editor at Prabhav daily, Kamal Shrestha, said his newspaper has focused constitution and reconstruction activities. RSS