ISLAMABAD, Apr 8 (APP):Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Monday said Pakistan was desirous of further strengthening its bilateral relations with Japan.
In a meeting with Japanese Ambassador Kuninori Matsuda, who called on him here, the minister said Pakistan was an attractive destination of the foreign investment and there was ample scope for more cooperation in fields of film, culture and joint production, said a press release.
He said Japan was among the countries offered e-visa facility under the new visa regime introduced by the present government. 
He said Japan enjoyed a distinguished place in the world in terms of technological advancements and Pakistan could benefit from Japan’s expertise.
He said the government of Pakistan envisaged to establish a media university by merging the academies of PTV, Radio Pakistan and Information Service (Academy). Media university would include faculties of performing arts, technical schools, and training facilities, he added.
The minister expressed desire of getting Japanese assistance in establishment of media university in Pakistan. 
Fawad said a plan was afoot to digitalize PTV and Japan’s technology could be used for achievement of that goal.
Ambassador Matsuda said Pakistan’s northern areas were famous all over the world for their serenity and natural beauty.
The envoy appreciated Prime Minister Imran Khan’s vision for promotion of tourism in Pakistan. 
He said Tokyo was desiring to increase cooperation with Islamabad in the fields of education, sports and culture.