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Women's workshop 2002

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)with the collaboration of UNESCO organised a three day Women Journalism Training Workshop in the Government Girls Model High School, Ahmedpur East, from 27 to 29 June 2002. The workshop was attended by 26 teachers, doctors, professional women and educated housewives not only from Ahmed Pur Sharqia but also from neighbouring towns. Many requests for participation had to be turned down in order to keep the attendance to a manageable level. Deputy Head Mistress Ms Syeda Najma Bukhari (who is also a master trainer in science) co-ordinatored while the Vice Chairman PPF Fazal Qureshi, Director Ms Samina Ishaque and Convener RMNP Ehsan Ahmed Sehar were the media trainers. The President of the Bahawalpur Chambers of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) Chaudhry Tahir Jamil, Director of the Museum Hafiz Hussein Ahmed Madni and former Chairman Municipal Committee AhmedpurEast Mian Ilyas Ayaz distributed certificates to participants.

Ms. Samina Ishaque, Director PPF, conducting the workshop

Some of the women who attended the PPF Journalism Training Workshop at the Ahmedpur Sharqia

Ms. Ishaque and the participants of the workshop

President BCCI pesenting certificates to participants

Fazal Qureshi, Ms Samina Ishaque and Ehsan Ahmed Sehar

Journalism Training Workshop 2005

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) with the collaboration of German NGO Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) organised a three day Journalism Training Workshop in the auditorium of the Ahmedpur Higher Public School from 22 to 25 May 2005. It was inaugurated by MNA Bahawalpur Malik Farooq Azam and chaired by its organiser Ehsan Ahmed Sehar. Fifteen male journalists and eleven women contributors representing various national, regional and local newspapers and magazines attended this workshop in which Chairman PPF Fazal Qureshi, PPF instructor Mohd Tariq and Convener RMNP Ehsan Ahmed Sehar imparted training. MPA Sahibzada Muzzamalur Rasheed Abbasi was the chief guest in the certificate giving ceremony held on 25 May 2005. During this workshop one separate session on Monitoring Press Freedom was held for 15 male journalists.

15 participants with Fazal Qureshi, Sahibzada Muzzamalur Rasheed Abbasi MPA and Ehsan Ahmed Sehar

Participants of PPF-FES training workshop in class room May 2005

Male journalists attending press freedom monitoring session

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