Aiwan-e-Sahafat Press Club of Kashmir was inaugurated on Monday by its president Muhammad Saleem Pandit at Polo View in Srinagar city.
The Press Club designated as ‘Aiwane-e-Sahafat’ is first such journalists-run place for journalists in Kashmir.
“President Mohammad Saleem Pandit during his address said that journalists all over Kashmir were waiting for the press club for a very long time. However, the establishment of Kashmir Press Club is a joint and collective initiative taken by Kashmir journalists and present government.
“Our effort will be to make it functional as soon as possible. It will be a meeting point for the journalists, intellectuals and businessmen to exchange ideas,” he added.
Besides journalists and media representatives, Srinagar deputy commissioner Syed Abid Rasheed Shah and senior superintendent of police (SSP) Imtiyaz Ismail were also present.