About Associated Press of Pakistan
The Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) has come a long way since its inception, from being a text-only news service to its gradual transformation into a modern news service provider, in line with Prime Minister Imran Khan’s vision of Digital Pakistan.
Serving the nation since 1947 by providing an accurate, objective, uninterrupted flow of news to the people, the national news service is pursuing a comprehensive strategy to transform the existing news operations into a forward-looking service – APP Digital for its diverse subscriber-base and the public.
The APP Digital News strives to serve as a rich online source of information for latest news, reports, analytic write-ups on Pakistan, and events and issues of regional and international importance. All APP services are being made available on a range of digital platforms.
The way forward – from conventional to a dynamic digitalised news service endeavouring to set high professional standards and lead as the key source of accurate, objective and reliable information
Adhering to the guiding principles, as per its Charter, the Associated Press of Pakistan, aims at providing authentic news content through its multiple platforms within the shortest possible time, to the widest possible audience.
With headquarters in Islamabad, APP has nine bureaus and seven stations. It has Foreign Correspondents in Washington, London, New Delhi and Beijing, besides a Stringer at the United Nations – New York.
APP has around 400 editorial staff and over 100 Correspondents at the District and Tehsil levels. On average, the APP releases 30,000 stories per month in English and Urdu, 4500 in regional languages, and around 2000 photographs and video clips.
Associated Press of Pakistan
18 Mauve Area Street 28, G-7/1 Islamabad 44000,
Phone: +92-51-2203064-67 Fax: +92-512203069, 2203070
Mobashir Hasan joined the Information Group of the Central Superior Services in 2001.
The officer served at different mid and strategic level positions at various Federal Government Organisations including M/o Education, Information & Broadcasting Division, Prime Minister’s House and Poverty Alleivation and Social Safety Division.
He remained Chairman of the Central Board of Film Censors and Deputy Managing Director, Pakistan Bait up Mal.
Mr. Mobashir Hasan is Masters in Political Science and also attended University of Staffordshire, UK to undertake Masters in Politics. He has 20 years hands-on experience as a public and media policy practitioner in media and digital communications, national political and strategic narrative building, content development, HR and FInancial management and managing public sector entities.