New advertising policy to ensure fair distribution of public services: Barrister Murtaza Wahab

Karachi, September 17, 2018 (PPI-OT): Advisor to the Chief Minister Sindh on Information and Law, Barrister Murtaza Wahab, said that the new advertising policy is being set up, which will be brought to the cabinet to make fair distribution of public services. He expressed his views while chairing All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) meeting on Monday.

Barrister Wahab said alike English and Urdu newspapers, local language papers will be provided financial protection and legal proceedings are being made for the cancellation of newspapers without a circulation.

Advisor to the Chief Minister Sindh on Information and Law said, In the past, these dummy newspapers were also obliged with the advertisements, now and after blacklisting these newspapers, the distribution of advertisements will be transparent. Referring to the questions of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society’s representatives, he said that all the newspapers will be paid a pay-off by making a long term mechanism very soon.

Despite the rapid growth of electronic media, provincial advisor added that the data of print media, newspapers and magazines are still available as a record. Keeping the news industry alive, the PPP’s democratic government will bring all resources. Even in the past, the PPP believes in press freedom believes. Barrister Wahab added

At the meeting, General Secretary APNS, Syed Sarmad Ali, members Javed Shamsi, Younus Mehar and Mangal Das informed the provincial adviser, the issues related to the newspaper industry. Talking to the media representatives after the meeting, he said that U turn of Pakistan Tehreek e Insaaf would be twisted. Adviser to the CM said that if the welfare of the people and the employment of the people is sin, then we are sinners.

For more information, contact:
Information and Archives Department
Directorate of Press Information
Government of Sindh
95-Sindh Secretariat 4-B, Karachi, Pakistan
Tel: +92-21-99204423, +92-21-99204401

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