Islamabad, Pakistan: First Russian language Radio News broadcasting has been launched from South Asia for linking South Asian countries to Russian speaking listeners. Online “DND Radio” (Новости ДНД Радио) will be available in all formats of smartphones, tablets and desktop computers.
The project was launched on the 71th Independence Day of Pakistan and will help for promoting cultural activities, music and social developments of South Asian , Central Asian and Eastern European countries through its 24/7 Radio Broadcasting.
DND Radio is new initiative of Dispatch News Desk (DND) News Agency which launched first-ever online Russian Newspaper and News Agency in year 2012 (www.dispatchnewsdesk.com) through its team spreading over South Asia, Central Asia and Eastern Europe.
The Caretaker Minister for Information and Broadcasting Barrister Syed Ali Zafar while congratulating DND News said that this online Radio Channel will help to promote Pakistan among Russian speaking listeners and will provide real image of Pakistanis who love cultural harmony with Central Asian and Eastern European states and wish to enhance synergy with them.
He was of the view that DND News Agency successfully promoted Pakistan among Central Asian and Eastern Europe States during the last six years and its new project will enhance connectivity which is consolidated through promoting Pakistan in regions and introducing Central Asian and Eastern European cultures in South Asia.
Secretary Ministry for Information and Broadcasting Ahmad Nawaz Sukhera while commenting on launching DND Radio was of the view that Pakistan is (was) the country of diverse culture having anthropological links with all Central Asian and Eastern European States and there is (was) a dire need to promote harmony among these regions and DND Radio could be a useful tool to generate interest of Russian speaking listeners in Pakistan. He maintained that government of Pakistan has (had) been working to promote Pakistani culture and its stance over regional developments among Central Asian and Eastern European Countries and such initiatives (like of DND Radio) would surely help the country to place its viewpoint among Russian Speaking listeners.
Commenting upon DND Radio, the Chief Editor of Dispatch News Desk (DND) News Agency Agha Iqrar Haroon said that Russian Speaking listeners will be introduced with South Asian cultures and will promote historic linkages among regions of South Asia, Central Asia and Eastern Europe. Haroon said that DND Russian News Radio was launched on August 14, 2018 in connection with 71th Independence Day of Pakistan to send a message to the regions of Central Asia and Eastern Europe how much Pakistani people are interested to enhance linkages and connection with them. He was of the view that being a member of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), Pakistan is working to interact to SCO member-states and this project will surely help for people to people contact in future.