Pervaiz Rashid for resolving issues of Chitral journalists

Islamabad:  Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid has said developed infrastructure and better travelling facilities can ensure increased economic activity in Chitral and other northern areas of the country.

Addressing office bearers of Chitral Press Club after administering them oath in Islamabad on Friday‚ he pledged to resolve issues of journalists from Chitral.

He said the government will also take care for the needs of Chitrali people.

The Minister pledged that State broadcastings will play more effective role in providing timely information and educating the Chitrali people.

He directed his ministry officials to take measures for expanding Radio Pakistan’s outreach in the district and broadcasts in local language.

Earlier‚ Member National Assembly Shahzada Iftikharuddin requested the Minister for broadcasting travel advisory from Radio Pakistan about Chitral as many people travel during months of winter and get stuck due to blockade of Lowari Tunnel.