50th anniversary of APNS
KARACHI: Preparations for the 50th anniversary celebrations of the APNS are in full swing at Islamabad, wherein the President General Pervez Musharraf would be the chief guest at the opening session of the ceremony.
The invitation cards for the ceremony have already been dispatched and it is expected that the publishers, editors, leading journalists, advertising agencies, prominent advertisers and distinguished personalities from judiciary, diplomats and intelligentsia from all over the country would attend the ceremony.
APNS Secretary General Mr Mohammad Aslam Kazi has announced the Anniversary Committee of the APNS has decided to give Life Time Achievement Award to Mr SH Hashmi, and Golden Jubilee Awards will also be given to the top ten agencies, namely: M/s Adgroup (Pvt) Ltd, M/s Interflow Communications (Pvt) Ltd, M/s International Advertising (Pvt) Ltd, M/s JWT Asiatic Advertising (Pvt) Ltd, M/s Manhattan Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd, M/s Maxim Advertising Co (Pvt) Ltd, M/s Midas (Pvt) Ltd, M/s Orient Advertising (Pvt) Ltd, M/s Paragon Advertising (Pvt) Ltd and M/s Prestige Communications (Pvt) Ltd.
The committee will shortly announce the name of the Oldest Agency Award. These awards will be bestowed by the President General Pervez Musharraf.
Kazi further stated that if any member publication or accredited agency have not received the invitation cards, it may contact the APNS Secretariat, Karachi. Phone: 5671256; 5671314, Fax: 5671310.
Source: The News