ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhary has said media can play a pivotal role for further stability in Pakistan-US relations.
While addressing a banquet arranged in honor of Pakistani journalists in Washington, the ambassador emphasized the need to project positive image of Pakistan.
Several correspondents from mainstream print and electronic media attended the Iftar-dinner.
Aizaz Chaudhry urged the Washington-based Pakistani journalists to radiate the message of peace, love and hope by acting as a bridge between Pakistan and the US to further strengthen bilateral relations.
The ambassador stressed to forge new links through Pakistani-Americans particularly younger generation to make a difference. There was a greater need to promote soft image of Pakistan, he added.
“Pakistan Embassy is celebrating the 70 years of Pakistan-US friendship coinciding with the 70th independence anniversary of Pakistan this year and urges the Pakistani journalists to carry forward the positive message to bring Pakistan and the US closer to each other,” he said.
To a question, Aizaz Chaudhry said that embassy of Pakistan in Washington DC was determined to facilitate the Pakistani community by revamping its consular services.
“Embassy is in the process of introducing new measures by making use of latest technology such as web portal to facilitate Pakistani Diaspora through online services,” he said.