Media is the fourth pillar of the state: President

President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Dr Arif Alvi on Friday termed media as the fourth pillar of the state.

President further said that media is playing a crucial role in the strengthening democratic culture and values, reported Radio Pakistan.

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While addressing the Pakistan Media Convention in Islamabad, Dr Arif Alvi is successfully disposing its responsibility of informing, educating and entertaining the masses professionally and responsibly.

“Print media is facing multitude of challenges in current times including the one posed by social media,” he stated.

Dr. Alvi added that the younger generation is hooked more to the social media, than print publications. “However, opinion makers still rely on print media for opinion making.”