President urges journalists to play role in conducting fearless election

Kathmandu: President Bidhya Devi Bhandari has said that the media sector should contribute for holding the upcoming local elections in a free and fearless environment.

President Bhandari said that the media sector should contribute for holding free and fair local elections in a free and fair environment through impartial information.

Speaking at a function organized at Rashtrapati Bhawan (Presidential resident), Shital Niwas on Saturday on the occasion of National Journalism Day-2079 BS, she expressed confidence that the media sector would be successful in realizing the right to freedom of expression and information of the citizens through responsible journalism.

President Bhandari also clarified that the credibility of the journalism sector would be maintained only through the dissemination of responsible, balanced and factual information.

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