Govt making strenuous efforts for revival of sports, films, music and heritage: Marriyum

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State Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb Friday said the government was making strenuous efforts for revival of sports, films, music and heritage as well as building sports infrastructure and academies to promote and revive sports by carrying forward the vision of former prime minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif.
Speaking as chief guest at the conference of International Sports Press Association here she said that the return of peace through collective efforts of the nation had produced congenial atmosphere for the revival of international sports activities in Pakistan.
The MOS reiterated that Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was carrying forward the baton to ensure uninterrupted revival and promotion of films, music, heritage and sports with a theme “I feel proud to be a citizen of Pakistan”.
Marriyum observed that Pakistan had a very rich culture and sports were an integral part of it as every person in Pakistan was a sportsman at heart. She said that Pakistanis were a proud and brave nation that had fought terrorism for the last 35 years with an unyielding commitment and solidarity and along with the armed forces made unparalleled sacrifices. The minister also eulogized the vital role that media played in the fight against terrorism.
The minister said that Pakistan overcame terrorism with the efforts of the federal and provincial government by implementing Internal Security Policy and National Action Plan in line with the vision of the former Prime Minister.—APP