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Advisor to CM meets KPC

KPC Abu Metha

Dimapur, May 8: Abu Metha, advisor to chief minister, held a meeting with officials of Directorate of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) and Kohima Press Club (KPC) at the DIPR Citadel Kohima on May 8.
During the meeting, KPC raised issues in relation to the welfare of journalists such as the need to introduce pension scheme, enhancement of Operational Subsidy for accredited journalists and also for facilitating the construction of KPC building with state government’s assistance keeping in view that the press clubs in the capitals of neighbouring states have all benefitted from assistance of their respective state governments.
Metha also shared his views on how best to tackle the challenges and constraints faced by the press and media in the state, and further assured to take them up with the chief minister and the government.
Later, Metha tweeted, “Had a fruitful meeting with the representatives of the Kohima Press Club. We deliberated on issues related to the press and media and how we can collectively address the challenges.
Appreciate the tireless work of all my media friends who carry out their responsibilities in the face of several challenges. Thanks for continuously strengthening democracy.”
The KPC team was led by president Alice Yhoshü. IPR head of department Dzuvinuo Theünuo was also present at the meeting among other officials.
(Page News Service)