Senate body expresses reservation over govt advertisement policy

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Islamabad: Senate Standing Committee on Information today expressed strong reservations over the government advertisement policy for media.

The committee had given directives to present the government advertisement policy for print and electronic media in the committee meeting before implementing it finally.

Moreover, the meeting also directed Federal Information Minister to ensure his presence in the next meeting as he was absent today.

The meeting was held under the chair of Senator Faisal Javed at the Parliament House.

The meeting reviews various matters pertaining to public. The chairman said hundreds and thousands of people earning is directly linked with the government commercial policy. It is important that now information ministry should take the Senate body into confidence before drafting media advertisement policy.