ISLAMABAD, May 12 (APP):Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) Saturday hosted a dinner for foreign delegates, who arrived here to participate in a two-day International Conference of News Agencies (ICNA), starting from Sunday.
The delegates, during their visit to APP Headquarters, took round of various sections of the premier news agency and had a brief interactive session with Managing Director Masood Malik.
The APP Managing Director briefed the delegates about the aims and objectives of the conference.
Masood Malik told the delegates that the conference would provide an opportunity to journalists for a direct and hassle-free linkage to cope with emerging competitive environment for news agencies in the world.
The delegates thanked the APP Managing Director for providing them an opportunity to exchange views on important issues being faced by the news agencies in digital era.
Recognizing ‘connectivity’ as a hallmark of the current era, the delegates observed that the conference would help identify the technical and professional hurdles in the way of smooth collaboration and exchange of news. They also expressed readiness to expand and streamline exchange of news with APP.
Earlier, in the evening, the delegates visited scenic sites of the federal capital including Pakistan Monument, Lok Virsa and Daman e Koh, and went for shopping in the Centaurus mall.