Minister for Information and Broadcasting Qamar Zaman Kaira on Friday said that the government had created a conducive environment for media enabling it to flourish in the country. “We believe in freedom and independence of media as a free and responsible media is imperative to strengthen the democracy and democratic institutions,” he said during the meeting with a PFUJ delegation, which called on him here. The implementation status of 7th Wage Board Award was discussed in detail in the meeting. The Information Minister assured his full cooperation regarding the implementation of the wage board award.