Dr Firdous chairs meeting to deliberate steps for promotion of media

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ISLAMABAD, Apr 25 (APP):Special Assistant to Prime Minister for Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous
Ashiq Awan Thursday chaired a high-level meeting which deliberated measures
for promotion and growth of media and issues related to media industry.
Provincial Ministers for Information from Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkha
Syed Sumsam Ali Bukhari and Shaukat Yousafzai attended the meeting on
special invitation.
Special Assistant to Prime Minister for Media Affairs Yusuf Baig Mirza,
Federal Secretary Information and Broadcasting Shafqat Jalil and other
senior officials of the ministry were also present during the meeting.
The meeting discussed various measures and suggestions to ensure
better coordination regarding timely exchange of information between the
federal and provincial departments of information.
The Special Assistant to PM said that media was the essential part
of democracy and its strength.
She said media played key role in highlighting the true image of
Pakistan.
Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said national image and cultural heritage
were of great importance and it was responsibility of the government
to utilize all its resources to project the true image of the country.