Opposition Leader Shahbaz Sharif in the National Assembly and PML-N President demanded immediate release of Mir Shakeel-ur-Rehman, editor of Geo News from Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Shahbaz Sharif said that the media is the fourth pillar of the state. The whole nation is appreciating the role of the media at the moment and the media is leading the campaign on awareness of Coronavirus.
He said that the government should prepare a comprehensive package of the campaign and launch it with the media.
Shahbaz Sharif said that Prime Minister should embrace the media to deal with Corona and play his role in bail of the Jang and Geo News editor-in-chief Mir Shakeel-ur-Rehman under the spirit of goodwill.
On March 12, Jang and Geo News editor-in-chief Mir Shakeel-ur-Rehman was arrested by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) from Lahore office.
The editor-in-chief Mir Shakeel-ur-Rehman was arrested by the NAB in a private property case.
On March 13, the Lahore Accountability Court handed over Jang and Geo News editor-in-chief Mir Shakeel ur Rehman to the NAB on a 12-day physical remand.