ISLAMABAD: Caretaker Minister for Information and Broadcasting Syed Ali Zafar on Monday lauded the official media for comprehensive and professional coverage of the general election.
Speaking to senior officials of the ministry and its attached departments, the minister said that official media including Radio Pakistan, Pakistan Television and Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) performed their constitutional and legal responsibilities with national spirit for which they deserve congratulations for their appreciable performance.
He said that the official media gave a balanced coverage to all political parties without any discrimination for which they deserve appreciation. He added that official media appreciably projected economic, social and cultural issues in an independent and neutral manner.
Syed Ali Zafar expressed the confidence that the coming government would make these institutions stronger and powerful, adding that historic general election and third-time democratic transfer of power were good omens for the country.