Govt stands with rule of law, says Firdous.


ISLAMABAD -- Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan has said that the government stands with the rule of law.

Talking to media persons here, she said that the government's stance on detailed verdict in the high treason case against former President General (retired) Pervez Musharraf will be given after government's law team reviews the detailed judgment.

She said that appeal against the verdict is a right of Pervez Musharraf.

Later, she announced to bring reform agenda in the Press Information Department (PID).

Addressing a ceremony here, she said, 'we are heading towards automation and digitization of PID as per the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan, which will be helpful in improving governance system as well.

The Special Assistant said a roadmap of new media and advertisement policy is also being prepared. She said media and democracy have a close relationship and both are complementary to each other.

She said that an information desk has been constituted at the information ministry to apprise the general public about steps being taken for their welfare.

She urged the media to play its role in strengthening national institutions in...

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