ISLAMABAD: The Federal cabinet on Friday accorded approval to the Protection of Journalists and Media Professionals Bill, said federal Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen Mazari through her official social media group.

According to details, the bill comprised five parts like basic rights of journalists and media professionals, training and insurance of journalists, investigation, redressal of complaints.

The salient features of the revised Protection of Journalists and Media Professionals Bill, 2021, contains Parts Insurance; a Preliminary Schedule of Journalist's Rights, Investigation of Journalists and Redress Media; The professionals Bill provides”. (Section comprehensive 2) definitions of" journalists” and“ media; The Bill prescribes rights to journalists and media professionals.

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