Media academy is need of the hour: Dr Firdous

KARACHI, Jul 22 (APP):Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting, Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Monday said that establishment of a media academy was need of the hour for capacity building of media persons.

Speaking at the Council of Pakistan Newspapers Editors (CPNE) Meet the Editor, here she said that the media academy was not only need of the media industry but it also had become need for the society because training of the media persons was imperative to polish their professional skills and capabilities so as to keep the social
fabric intact.

Referring to her meeting with the ambassadors of China and Japan, Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said they intend to cooperate with Pakistan to impart training to the people in terms of technology and skills.