ISLAMABAD: The Radio Pakistan on Sunday celebrated the Silver Jubilee of FM-101 channel.
The FM-101 was simultaneously launched from Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi on this day in 1998.
Being the pioneer in the FM industry, the prime focus of this channel was to provide an effective platform to the youth, where they can improve their communication skills, and generate revenue for Radio Pakistan.
With the blessing of Allah Almighty, FM-101 has been successful in providing its platform to youngsters, who are now excelling in the mainstream media industry as well. After 25 years, its transmissions have been expanded from three to 20 stations with a relaying station at Kallar Kahaar.
Being the largest FM network in Pakistan, this channel provides coverage to 70 percent area of the country.
Besides, transmissions of FM-101 are accessed abroad through web streaming with a massive following.
Comments and appreciation on social media about the presentation and content of FM-101 programmes prove that its transmissions are not only appreciated in the entire world but also receive commendation from the neighbouring country.
It is pertinent to mention that FM-101 gives special focus to programmes pertaining to children, women, youth, sports, senior citizens, religion, health, business, technology, climate change, and music. Providing career counselling to youth and encouraging budding artists in the realm of music is another hallmark of FM-101 programmes.