National Conference on Friday congratulated Greater Kashmir Editor-in-Chief Fayaz A. Kaloo on being elected as the President of the Kashmir Editors' Guild.
"Fayaz Kaloo's contribution in institutionalizing local journalism in the State was exemplary and would set the tone for growth and qualitative evolution in journalism for decades to come," said NC State Spokesperson Junaid Azim Mattu, in a statement.
While congratulating Kaloo on behalf of the party, Mattu said he was sure that under his presidency of the Editors' Guild, journalism in the State would be strengthened further to uphold the ever-sacred values of objectivity, courage and fairness – values that the journalistic fraternity in the State has always enshrined in its work.
The NC Spokesperson also congratulated Chief Editor of Kashmir Images, Bashir Manzar and Editor Chattan Tahir Mohiuddin on their appointment as Vice Presidents of the Kashmir Editors' Guild and said their contributions in reflecting truth amid a din of noise and distortion had steered the narrative on crucial issues towards realism and clarity.
Mattu also congratulated Masood Hussain, Editor Kashmir Life, Haroon Rashid Shah, Executive Editor Nidai-e-Mashriq and Shafat Kira, Editor, Kashmir Vision for being elected as Secretary General, Organizer-cum-Treasurer and Spokesperson of the Guild respectively and said the stalwarts of journalism in the State uniting in common efforts and goals aimed at strengthening the fourth-estate was a heartening development and would auger well for the State.