MCC discusses govt’s proposed digital media policy

Meeting focuses on promotion of strong liaison with all stakeholders including media

ISLAMABAD - A virtual meeting of the Media Coordination Committee was held here yesterday which discussed the government’s proposed digital media policy.

The meeting was chaired by Principal Information Officer (PIO) Sohail Ali Khan. Detailed discussions for promotion of strong liaison with all stakeholders, including the media and issues relating to outstanding dues of media and proposed digital media policy were discussed on the occasion.

The meeting was attended by Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Arshad Khan, DGPR Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Imdadullah and DGPR Punjab Saman Rai. It is worth mentioning here that Prime Minister Imran Khan has set up a Media Coordination Committee to make concrete efforts for the development of media industry. 

The meeting was designed to promote strong communication among all stakeholders, including the media, and to develop a strategy that would be beneficial to the national interests in accordance with the instructions of the Prime Minister.

Issues relating to creating a conductive environment for media industry were discussed on this occasion with the objective to make a cohesive strategy.

The issue of outstanding dues of the media was also considered so that the longstanding dues of the media could be dealt on priority grounds. This will be the first policy of the government through which it will be able to advertise on digital and social media platforms through the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.


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