Pakistan has a vision to adopt model of state of Madinah: President

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi says there is complete freedom of information in the country.

He was speaking at awards distribution ceremony in Islamabad on Thursday afternoon in which representatives of TV channels were given awards for airing public service messages.

Dr. Arif Alvi said Pakistan being an Islamic state has a vision to adopt the model of state of Madinah. He said the state of Madinah brought social revolution and granted rights to all segments of society. He said moral fiber of Pakistan is strong which is manifested in the number of millions of Afghan refugees for decades.

Earlier, addressing the ceremony Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan said government is cooperating with media to air public service messages for the collective good of society.

She expressed gratitude to President Dr. Alvi for taking this initiative that is connected with public sentiments and requirements. She said president’s vision is to modernize the information sector.

Special Assistant on Information and Broadcasting said freedom of speech is a basic right of every citizen and the government of Pakistan under the leadership of Prime Minister is committed to provide this right to a common man.