Loan up to Rs 1 million to be provided for digitalization of newspapers: Fawad

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhary Fawad Hussain has said that a loan facility of up to Rs 1 million will be provided for the digitalization of newspapers.


Talking to a delegation of Council of Pakistan Newspapers Editors (CPNE) in Islamabad on Thursday, the minister assured to extend full cooperation to any media organization pursuing the path of digital transformation.

The information minister said that his ministry will also extend cooperation in the digitalization of newspapers.

The minister said that a process has been started to make the Press Information Department (PID) paperless. He said that at present, the whole system of advertisements has been made paperless and stands digitalized.

Chaudhary Fawad Hussain said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government stands behind the working journalists and has enacted the Protection of Journalists and Media Professionals Act 2021 for their protection.

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