Workshop discusses project activities
PESHAWAR – Radio can play a tremendous role in the mass awareness in the rural areas and the radio activities are required to be enhanced in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) though keeping in view the cultural and traditional values of the region.
This was agreed upon in a one-day consultative stakeholder’s workshop to discuss and review the relevance of project activities and community needs of FATA and KP.
The workshop held here at a local hotel on Wednesday under the auspicious of Equal Access and the USAID on the theme “Kadam pa Kadam and Peace Karvan”. Noted personalities who shared their views included Layaq Zada Regional Director Radio Pakistan, Zahoor Khan Chief Coordinator WWP, representatives of the FATA Secretariat and others. The welcome remarks were given by Noor-ul-Bashar Naveed a famous anchor, script-writer and an intellectual.
Project “Kadam pa Kadam and Peace Karvan” is a twelve-month, innovative media project complemented by community engagement activities that will support civil society, enhance communications outreach and develop new voices in FATA and Khyber Pukhtunkhwa (KP).
The project encompasses the development of creative and credible broadcast content in local Pashto dialect, coupled with implementation of youth educational and recreational activities.