Addressing the participants‚ Director-General Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation Murtaza Solangi invited alliance of private stations to join hands with Radio Pakistan in formulating a joint strategy to serve listeners in a better manner in the period leading to elections and thereafter.
He held out an assurance to them that Radio Pakistan would provide every possible cooperation to them in discharging their democratic responsibilities towards listeners.
The Director-General said there is already a precedent when Radio Pakistan and the private radio sector cooperated during coverage of by-elections in Rawalpindi.
Radio Pakistan also joined hand with private radios during natural disasters of floods and rains and operation in Malakand and Swat.
He proposed that Radio Pakistan and private stations can form a joint panel to offer opportunity to candidates to present their programme and manifesto to the electorate.