Media should play due role in nation building, societal norms: President


Staff Reporter

President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that media needs to play its due role in promoting nation building and societal norms and values.
This was stated by him during a meeting with Federal Minister for Information & Broadcasting, Syed Shibli Faraz, and Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information & Broadcasting, Lt Gen (Retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa, who called on him at Aiwan-e-Sadr on Thursday.
The President stated that the media had greater contribution in creating awareness among the people and it required to focus on educating the people about various social issues like health, education and particularly women’s rights to inheritance.
Regarding the social media, President Alvi said that social media was harbinger of change and it needed to be used positively for promoting national spirit and harmony in the society.