ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that the media should play its due role in collaboration with the Foreign Office in exposing the real face of India to the world.
While addressing the Inaugural Ceremony of the new Media Center at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad on Monday, the foreign minister again raised serious concerns over India’s state-terrorism in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir, and said that utilizing the media’s power in the modern world, we need to thwart Indian blame game aimed at diverting the world attention from the core issue of Kashmir.
The foreign minister also urged the media to play an active role in countering negative propaganda of the enemy and fake news against Pakistan.
Stressing the need for promoting Digital Diplomacy in projecting the positive image of the Country, the minister said that the success of modern diplomacy is impossible without the robust engagement of media with the Foreign Office.
The foreign minister said that to deal with the challenges of foreign diplomacy, we need to improve our communication with the world at all fora.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi further said that due to the proactive role of the Foreign Office, Pakistan’s narrative on Kashmir is being acknowledged at the international level including the European Parliament and world press.
The minister said that due to this role, now Pakistan is being viewed as the solution, not the problem and the entire world is recognizing the positive role of Pakistan in the Afghan peace process.