ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to PM (SAPM) on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Aashiq Awan said on Thursday media is an essential and powerful ingredient of democracy.
Presiding a high-level session in the federal capital, Dr Awan said media played an important role in the promotion of culture and highlighting national identity which is, along with cultural heritage, is a form of pride and eminent greatness.
Awan directed the session to maximise all capabilities to highlight national identity.
During the session, efforts for communication of timely transfer and supply of information were taken under consideration while advancement and promotion of the media industry and issues faced by journalists were also discussed.
Provincial Ministers including Samasam Bukhari, Shaukat Yusufzai attended the session along with the Special Assistant to PM Yusuf Mirza and the Secretary of Information.