ISLAMABAD: Federal Information Minister, Senator Pervez Rasheed has said that media can play an effective role in preventing negative propaganda against Islam – ARY News reports.
The statement was made during his meeting with Saudi counterpart, Dr Abdul Aziz bin Mohiyuddin.
Pervez Rasheed affirmed that media has a vital role in the enlightenment of true image of Muslim fraternity around the world. He emphasized on the need of giving a formal shape to already proposed idea of Pak-Saudi Media Friendship.
Rasheed told that this forum will not only aid in extending bilateral ties between both the states, but will also help in understanding the culture of the two brotherly countries of the Muslim world.
On this occasion, Saudi Information Minister, Dr Abdul Aziz bin Mohiyuddin stressed on the need of bilateral visits of the leadership of both Saudi Arabia and Pakistan, so that the relations could further be strengthened.
Dr Abdul Aziz also praised the freedom of media in Pakistan.