The 27th general convention of the Federation of the Nepali Journalists (FNJ) has kicked off here today.
Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ inaugurated the general convention. National council members of different chapters of FNJ across the country are attending the general convention.
Earlier, a morning procession was organised at the initiative of FNJ today itself on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day and FNJ general convention.The morning rally set out from Ratnapark Shantibatika and concluded after reaching the National City Hall, the venue of the 27th general convention.
FNJ President Bipul Pokharel, office-bearers, former presidents, and journalists associated with different media had participated in the morning rally. Office-bearers and members of Nepal Press Union, Press Chautari Nepal, Press Centre Nepal, Socialist Press Organisation, had also participated in the morning rally.