Dawn Leaks: Action ordered against Cyril Almeida, Zaffar Abbas

April 29, 2017

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ISLAMABAD: Disciplinary action has been ordered against editors of daily Dawn including Zaffar Abbas and Cyril Almeida for involvement in Newsgate scandal case.

Approving the findings of committee on press leak, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has directed to delegate the matter of the two editors to All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) to take necessary disciplinary action against them.

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The APNS has also been asked to develop a Code of Conduct for the print media especially when dealing with the issues relating to security issues of the country.

The APNS has been asked to ensure that stories on issues regarding national security are published in accordance with the basic journalistic and editorial norms.
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