Govt to continue facilitating growth of independent media: Marriyum

ISLAMABAD, Nov 11 (APP): Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage, Marriyum Aurangzeb Friday said
that the government believed in freedom of expression and would
continue to facilitate growth of independent media in the country.

The minister expressed these views during her visit to Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority where she was  briefed about its functioning and working by PEMRA Chairman  Absar Alam.

She asked PEMRA to ensure that the contents of programmes  are in line with cultural values and national interest of the  State.

A complete institutionalised training programme for the  employees is also the need of the hour, particularly with a  view to enhance their professional skills and equip them with  modern trends of development in monitoring system, she said.

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