QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Secretary Motahar Niaz Rana has said that the government will take effective steps to liaise with the media to highlight public welfare schemes. While presiding over a meeting of the public relations departments of PTV and Radio Pakistan on Wednesday, he said the media not only played a key role in forming public opinion about society and government initiatives but it was also an effective means of providing information to people.
Information Secretary Sohail-ur-Rehman Baloch, Public Relations Director General Imran Zircon, PTV Quetta General Manager Mohammad Ayub Babi, Station Director of Radio Pakistan, Quetta, Manzoor Kamran and Director General Sports Dara Baloch attended the meeting.
“The departments concerned bring the development plans before the people so that they should be aware of what projects and facilities the government is providing to them,” he added. The chief secretary said that the role of media was very important to present a positive image of the government to the people.
Describing the directorate of public relations as an important institution of the government, he said that steps would be taken to equip the public relations department with modern technology.
Published in Dawn, March 11th, 2021
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