KL NEWS NETWORK
The government on Wednesday appointed ruling Poeples Democratic Party (PDP) youth leader, Tahir Sayeed, as “Media Analyst” in Chief Minister’s office.
“According to an order issued by Chief Minister’s secretariat under number CMS-75 of 2015, Tahir has been entrusted to monitor the media trends regarding the state and evaluate information available publicly by media and other sources and create the report for the use of government,” an e-mail sent by Tahir himself read.
“Tahir will be also working to improve the communication between the people and government and highlight the government’s developmental agenda in tune with the pulse on ground,” the order read. “He will also work to erase the negative sentiments among people and inform them about the vision and mission of government. Further he will throw open platforms for the general public to bridge the gap between government and masses.”
A former journalist who worked with a local Urdu daily, Tahir hails from Awoora, Kupwara of North Kashmir and has a post graduate degree in Journalism and Mass Communication.
He joined the Peoples Democratic Party after quitting journalism in 2014 months before assembly elections.