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Govt focusing on promotion of regional languages, culture through Radio Pakistan, PTV: Information Minister
September 16, 2020


Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz has said the government is focusing on promotion of regional languages, culture and traditions through Radio Pakistan and PTV.

Replying to a question in the Senate during Question Hour on Wednesday, he said Prime Minister Imran Khan always calls for formulating programmes, based on indigenous culture of Pakistan and religious traditions, which can be viewed with the entire family.

The Minister stressed the need to frustrate the cultural onslaught of India and other countries by highlighting cultural asset of Pakistan.

Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan told the House that the government believes in strengthening Maddrassah structure for the promotion of Islam.

He said we have complete liaison with the seminary administration across Pakistan.

The Senate today passed “The Cooperative Societies (Amendment) Bill, 2020.”

The prime objective of the bill, moved by Prime Minister’s Advisor on Parliamentary Affairs Dr Babar Awan, is to control terror financing.

The House will now meet on Friday at 10:30 a.m.