Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi emphasised the need for adopting a proactive approach towards projecting the positive image of the country as well as countering negative propaganda locally and globally.
He said this Wednesday while chairing a briefing on the working of Information and Broadcasting Division here at Prime Minister’s office.
The PM observed that the information ministry and its attached departments should be more responsive, vibrant and catering to the needs of the people.
Minister of State for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb briefed PM Abbasi about the working of the ministry and its attached departments—including Press Information Department (PID), External Publicity Wing and other organisations. A special focus was afforded to the initiatives surrounding electronic and digital media.
Issues pertaining to Pakistan Television Corporation and films and broadcasting policy were also discussed during the meeting.
The prime minister directed the ministry to adopt innovative and modern approach towards generation and dissemination of information.