Govt to facilitate growth of independent media: Minister

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) –  Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb on Friday said that, “Government believes in freedom of expression and would continue to facilitate the growth of independent media in Pakistan.”
She made these remarks while talking to media persons during her visit to Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) where she was briefed about its functioning and working by Chairman, Absar Alam.
The Minister directed PEMRA to ensure that the contents of programmes should be in line with cultural values and national interest of the State.
“A complete institutionalised training programme for the employees  is also the need of an hour, particularly with a view to  enhance their professional skills and equip them with modern trends of development in monitoring system,” the Minister said.

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