Pervaiz Rashid | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

Pakistan Press Foundation

Rashid inaugurates Radio Pakistan’s new transmitter in Karachi

Pakistan Press Foundation

Minister for information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid inaugurated 10 KW medium wave transmitter at Radio Pakistan Karachi today. Director General Radio Pakistan Saba Mohsin and other officials concerned were also present on the occasion. Our Karachi correspondent Altaf Pirzado reports that the transmitter has been installed by Radio Pakistan from its own resources at a […]

Radio , , ,

Pemra takes notice of information minister’s alleged threats against TV anchor

Pakistan Press Foundation

The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) took notice on Sunday of a complaint against Information Minister Pervez Rashid for allegedly threatening an anchor of a private TV channel on air. According to a press statement released by the regulatory authority, Dr Shahid Masood filed a complaint against the federal minister for criticising him and […]

Broadcasting, Freedom of Expression, Front Page, Television , , ,

Govt to ensure welfare of journalists: Pervaiz

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD – The present democratic government would utilize all available resources for the welfare of journalists and media workers of backward areas. Senator Pervaiz Rashid Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage (IB&NH) said this in a meeting with the delegation, comprising members of Hangu Press Club here Thursday. He said that government believes […]

Media and Governance , , ,

Govt committed to freedom of expression: Pervaiz

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: The government is committed to freedom of expression, as it firmly believes that democracy and independence of media go hand in hand, Information Pervaiz Rashid said this Monday. Talking to ambassador of the European Union to Pakistan Jean Francois Cautain, he said Pakistan values its ties with the European Union and intends to enhance […]

Media and Society , , ,

Gunmen take away Geo News van, rob driver in Karachi

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: Armed men took away a Geo News van from Karachi’s North Nazimabad area on Monday morning. Around two to three armed men intercepted the Geo News van in North Nazimabad area, where they snatched cell phone and cash from the driver and also took away the vehicle. The culprits tied the hands and legs […]

Broadcasting , , ,


Pakistan Press Foundation

Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid said on Tuesday that Media Monitoring and Tracking Center would play pivotal role in implementing media code of conduct and improve the governance system. Pervaiz Rashid expressed these views while inaugurating the “Media Monitoring & Tracking Center” project at Directorate of Electronic Media & Publication (DEMP). He […]

Media Development, Media Ethics , ,

Government rejects assertions of Reporters Without Borders

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: A spokesperson for the government has rebutted the assertions of Reporters Without Borders regarding inadequate government’s measures to provide security to journalists, media workers and houses. The spokesperson said the present government is committed to the security of media houses and working journalists in the country and is taking all necessary steps to create […]

Freedom of Expression , ,


Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid Tuesday said that the journalists and security forces had made great sacrifices in the fight against terrorism by laying down their lives. Addressing the participants of a journalists organizations’ sit-in here in front of the Parliament House, he said without the sacrifices of security […]

Freedom of Expression , , ,

Rashid calls Imran’s 100m tree plantation a false claim

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Pervaiz Rashid on Thursday said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan’s statement of planting 100 million trees was just an addition to his false claims. “Either there was no existence of these trees or the resources of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government were being plundered under the garb of […]

Environmental Journalism , ,

Pakistan safer than 2013, says Pervaiz

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid had said that Pakistan today was much safer than in 2013 when the present democratic government came to power. Speaking in the Senate Standing Committee on Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage here, he said that the Zarb-e-Azb and Karachi operations were launched to root […]

Broadcasting, Front Page , , ,

Media part of solution for war on terror: Rashid

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: Law enforcement agencies should swiftly push their viewpoint in the media after any terror attack to deny terrorists space, said Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid in Islamabad on Thursday. The minister told a group of police officials that media was part of the solution, not the problem. He emphasised on the need to protect media […]

Media and Governance, Media and Society , ,

Pervaiz Rashid inaugurates Pakistani film festival in Minsk

Pakistan Press Foundation

MINSK: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid on Tuesday inaugurated a Pakistani film festival, being held here to introduce Pakistan to the people of Belarus and coincide with the visit of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is on a three-day visit to Belarus in a bid to explore new avenues […]

Arts and Entertainment , , ,

Police-media liaison vital for responsible reporting: Rashid

Pakistan Press Foundation

Islamabad – Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage, Senator Pervaiz Rashid Friday said that close liaison and coordination among senior police officers and media can result in cohesive messaging that would have a positive impact, rather than creating panic among the people. He said this was particularly true about incidents of terrorism which require […]

Media and Society , , ,

Fulfill legal obligations, minister tells Axact’s channel

Pakistan Press Foundation

LAHORE: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Pervaiz Rashid on Saturday said the government would issue NOC to the BOL channel when it fulfills its constitutional obligations and obey Pemra rules. The federal minister said this at the time when he stood to address an education conference here but at the time some employees […]

General News , , , ,