August 26, 2017
ISLAMABAD - The national film and broadcasting policy will be announced within a fortnight to help promote Pakistan’s soft image, the Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb said.
She said this while inaugurating an International Calligraphy Exhibition on Friday as part of celebrations of 70 years of independence.
The minister said as part of the celebrations, a film festival will be held next month where local and foreign films will be exhibited.
Marriyum said that fine arts, literature, national heritage, and culture were the best mediums to project a positive image of Pakistan at the global level.
The exhibition was organized by the National History and Literary Heritage Division in collaboration with Research Center for Islamic History, Arts, and Culture (IRCICA).
Marriyum told the audience that Pakistan will organize an international film festival next month where films from all over the world would be screened.
The minister informed the audience that the government was in the process of promulgating the first-ever film and broadcasting production policy in the country to revive and encourage the film industry to play its due role in refurbishing the image of the country among the comity of nations. - APP/Image: NewsOne
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