Pakistan lifts travel ban on journalist

October 14, 2016 2:04 PM

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ISLAMABAD – A Pakistani minister says the government has lifted a travel ban imposed on a prominent journalist after he published what they called a fabricated story about a high level security meeting.

Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid says the decision to lift the ban on Cyril Almeida was taken Friday after the interior and information ministers met with the country's Council of Newspaper Editors and All Pakistan News Papers Society.

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