Ministry of Information has key role in perception management, projecting true image of country: PM

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APP74-05 ISLAMABAD: September 05 - Prime Minister Imran Khan chairing a briefing of Information & Broadcasting Division at PM Office. APP

ISLAMABAD, Sep 5 (APP):Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said the Ministry of Information had a key role in perception management and projecting true image of the country.
“While keeping pace with the highly sophisticated world of information today, we must safeguard our society from cultural onslaught that endangered our cultural values, norms and the social fabric,“ the prime minister said while chairing a briefing on the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting here at the PM Office.
Minister for Information Fawad Ahmed, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Iftikhar Durrani, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Naeem-ul-Haq, Secretary to the Prime Minister Muhammad Azam Khan, Secretary Information/ Managing Director PTV Sardar Ahmed Nawaz Sukhera and senior government officials were present during the meeting.
The Secretary Information gave a comprehensive presentation regarding the role of the ministry and its various attached departments.
Discussing the affairs of state media broadcasters, including Pakistan Television Corporation and Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation, the prime minister stressed on maintaining impartiality and directed to constitute a board of directors, comprising eminent persons of known integrity and professionalism, to oversee administrative and financial affairs of the departments.
Prime Minister Imran Khan directed for a comprehensive plan with delineated timelines for restructuring of PTV in order to transform the organization from a loss making entity to a viable organization.