Radio Pakistan launched a two-minute mid-hour news summary in addition to top of the hour regular news bulletins from Monday, to update its listeners about latest happenings on national and international scene.
Appreciating the move in a message recorded to Radio Pakistan, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Marriyum Aurangzeb said the start of mid hour news summary by Radio Pakistan will help its listeners keeping abreast of latest happenings and will increase the effectiveness of this important medium.
She said it was need of the hour as media landscape in Pakistan is changing fast and consumption of both traditional and social media is increasing.
Marriyum Aurangzeb said state run media is always neutral and responsible and playing a vital role in national development. She said the good role of state media needs to be emulated by private media especially in ensuring free, fair and transparent elections.
Source: Radio Pakistan