New advertisement policy to be finalized after taking input from stakeholders: Firdous

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KARACHI, Jul 23 (APP):Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Monday said the present government was fully aware of the media industry problems and had prepared a draft advertisement policy which would be finalised after taking the input from all the stakeholders.

Talking to newspaper owners at a meeting of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society here at the APNS House, she said that the government had made payment of over Rs 580 million to various media houses.

She said the government had always appreciated the constructive and positive criticism from the media as it helped improve its performance