Punjab Union Of Journalists
Working for Welfare Of Journalists
In Pakistan the constitution of the PFUJ (Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists) was first adopted in Karachi in April 1950 at the Pakistan Working Journalists Convention, in a meeting opened by Muhammad Zafarullah Khan. The last affiliate union adopted the constitution on August 2, thus marking the formal beginning of the union. Muhammad Abdul Shakoor became the first president and Israr Ahmad (journalist) its first secretary general.
In Feb 2014, a merger of PFUJ and All Pakistan Newspaper Employees Confederation (APNEC) was announced to consolidate and strengthen the two journalism organizations.
PUJ (Punjab Union of Journalists) the largest union of journalists in Punjab is the subsidiary of PFJU working for the welfare of Journalist community from last 5 decades. Currently headed by Zahid Rafiq Bhatti (President).