Govt to launch APP News Channel soon, says Firdous


The federal government would soon launch the APP News Channel under umbrella of APP to promote the true face of Pakistan across the globe, after the successful video news service of APP, Federal Information Minister Dr Firdous Aashiq Awan said on Monday. She was talking to journalists after inaugurating the APP Sialkot News Office. The minister said that it was the era of media advancement, as media could play a pivotal role in promoting national harmony. Firdous said that APP News Channel would promote responsible and healthy journalism by airing points of views of both the government and opposition, adding that the PPP-led government firmly believes in freedom of the press and the government would take the free and independent media as its partner in highlighting government efforts regarding eliminating poverty, ignorance, unemployment and terrorism. She urged the media to promote a soft image of Pakistan globally.
The minister said that the federal government had established APP News Office at Sialkot after recent establishment of PTV News Bureau and regional offices of Press Information Department (PID) and PEMRA in Sialkot, as the government was developing the media as an institution in Sialkot with a sole aim to promote local export culture, industrial activities, local democratic norms, social values, local culture in Pakistan. APP Sialkot News station would be the 14th station in Pakistan.


  1. Salam, I m Mania Shakil
    I also appiciate and encourage the independent Pakistani media and i want join you, if you need or you want promote new talent i m alway here.
    Thank you

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