MARDAN – The journalists of Mardan district have established a union - Mardan Union of Journalists (MUJ) - to resolve the problems of the community working in the district.

Asadullah Mayar has been elected president of the union. Hayatullah Akhtar has been elected senior vice president; Yousaf Khan Mayar vice president, Abdus Sattar general secretary, Abdur Rasheed joint secretary and Parveez Shaheen finance secretary. An election meeting was held in this connection.

It was chaired by Mohammad Gul Bangash president of Katlang Press Club.

Journalists belonging to Tehsil Takhatbhai, Sher Ghar, Rustam and Katlang press clubs attend the meeting in large number.

Executive Council of MUJ comprising ten members was also organized at this occasion. Mohammad Gul Bangash Katlang Press Club President, Haji Dost Mohammad, Bakhat ullah Jan former president of Sher Ghar press club, Atiq ur Rehman General Secretary Rutsam press club and otherswill be members of Executive Council.

Addressing the meeting, the newly elected president and general secretary said they would struggle to resolve the problems of regional journalists and life and health insurance will be their first priority.