Islamabad: National Assembly Standing Committee on Information‚ Broadcasting and National Heritage met in Islamabad on Tuesday to discuss functions and performance of the Ministry and its attached departments. The meeting was presided over by Chairperson of the Committee Marvi Memon.
Secretary Information Nazir Saeed gave detailed briefing to members about objects of the Ministry. He said the Ministry is working to help promote the concept of an informed society‚ promote national harmony‚ free media and educate the masses about different issues.
Responding to a query‚ Director-General Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation Samina Parvez briefed the Committee about steps being taken by Radio Pakistan to enhance its medium-wave reach.