PAKISTAN HAS A NARRATIVE AGAINST TERRORISM WHICH DIDN’T EXIST IN PAST: FAWAD CH
ISLAMABAD (9 News) – Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Ch said that Pakistan has a narrative against terrorism.
Addressing a ceremony on Wednesday, he said that there was no narrative against terrorism in the past and as a result, Pakistan had to suffer a loss at the international level.
He said that Indian PM Modi had put millions of lives at stake for achieving success in the upcoming elections. “We exposed the Modi’s stunt at the international level through a comprehensive strategy. We proved that Modi used the Pulwama incident for success in the elections,” he said.
The minister stressed the need for reforms in the media to disseminate country’s narrative. “We want to present the country as attractive and the best country,” he said.
He said that the PTI had used the social media to convey its message. “Our idea is strong and for this reason, we are achieving successes,” he maintained.
Fawad Ch said India had tried to term Kashmiris’ struggle terrorism.
Fawad asks Nawaz to return money for going abroad permanently
Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry said that if former prime minister Nawaz Sharif wanted to go abroad then he should return the national money.
The federal cabinet meeting held under the chair of Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad.
While briefing the federal cabinet meeting, Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry Chaudhry said that the cabinet welcomed the decision by the apex court granting the ex-premier bail for six weeks. He added that that PM Khan already offered treatment of Nawaz Sharif as per his choice within country.
Pakistan waives off NOC for foreigners to promote tourism
The information minister said the government has done away with the NOC requirement for foreigners to visit certain areas of the country. He noted that Prime Minister Imran Khan had himself been taking interest in boosting tourism in Pakistan, for which 170 countries would be provided e-visa facility.
In a tweet, he said this important decision is another landmark and leap forward to promote tourism in the country. He also said Prime Minister Imran Khan’s vision is to make Pakistan a heaven for tourists.
According to the notification issued by the Interior Ministry, Azad Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan and Chitral shall be non-restricted areas except Pak-China border, Wakhan Corridor, AJK along the LOC and Siachen along line of Actual contact.
Free movement of foreigners shall be allowed in open cantonments except prohibited and restricted areas with visible signboards. The border crossings will be open and non-restricted.