Like other parts of the globe, World Press Freedom Day will be observed in Pakistan on Sunday (May, 3) with an aim to encourage and develop press freedom initiatives and spur assessments of the state of press freedom. On the day, the journalist organizations would arrange different seminars, conferences and several other programmes, highlighting the importance of freedom of press and role of media and its responsibilities. The Press Freedom Day was first introduced by the United Nations on May 3, 1991 to highlight the basic principles of press freedom. In the federal capital, Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) would arrange a conference to mark the day.