ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has asked the information ministry to highlight the government’s reform agenda and its objectives.
Chairing a meeting on Monday with different heads of government departments working under information ministry at the Prime Minister Office, he said Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government was working to change the situation through its agenda.
Appreciating the role of media in development and public awareness, Prime Minister Imran Khan urged the ministry to play a proactive role, said a press release issued by the MPO.
Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Iftikhar Durrani, Secretary Information Shafqat Jalil and Yousaf Baig Mirza were also present.
Imran appreciates media role in development and public awareness
The prime minister said structural reforms were difficult but the phase would follow good and prosperous era.
He said civilised and responsible society do not allow dissemination of baseless and concocted news, the relations with media should be further strengthened by discouraging the trend of fake news publication.
He urged the public relations officers to be proactive in the provision of accurate information to media and ensuring them access to information.
Razak Dawood calls on PM
The prime minister met separately his Adviser on Commerce, Industry, Production and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood, Chairman of Utility Stores Corporation Zulqarnain Ali Khan.
In another meeting, Minister for National Food Security & Research Sahibzada Mohammad Mehboob Sultan called on the prime minister and discussed issues relating to food security.
A meeting on maritime affairs was also held