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May Day observed at Karachi Press Club

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KARACHI: A large number of journalists & labor rights activists converged here today at the Press Club to observe May-Day (International Labor Day).

President Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) G. M. Jamali, while addressing the ladies and gentlemen in the audience has lauded the sacrifices of the activists of 1886 Haymarket Square affair in Chicago and presented red salute to those who gave lives fighting for the workers’ rights.

Speakers noted that today’s workers were enjoying some rights due to the revolutionary initiative of May Day activists.

Those who spoke on the occasion included, among others, President Karachi Press Club Imtiaz Khan Faran, President Karachi Union of Journalists Hassan Abbas,  Justice (R) Rasheed A. Rizvi (former CJ SHC), Mian Raza Rabbani (former chairman Senate) and Karamat Ali (Executive Director PILER). 

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M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.