Under-training officers of Civil Service Academy briefed on working of PID.


ISLAMABAD -- A group of 36 under-training officers of the 46th Common Training Programme (CTP), Friday visited the Press Information Department (PID).

The purpose of the visit was to familiarize them with the working of the department and its role in dissemination of news and narrative building for projection of government policies. The visit was part of Civil Services Academy's Country Study Tour Programme.

The visiting probationary officers were welcomed by Principal Information Officer Mian Jahangir Iqbal and other senior officers of the PID.

On this occasion, a comprehensive briefing on the role and functions of the PID were given by Deputy Director General Nighat Shah.

The group, led by CSA Additional Director Ayesha Zareen was informed how PID, through a network of regional offices and officers attached with different ministries, divisions, president and prime minister's offices, collects information and disseminates it for maximum outreach through the medium of print, electronic and social media.

The PIO also apprised them about the techniques used by media to promote their narrative.

The future officers of the federal government were also informed about a number of initiatives taken by this flagship department of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in line with technological advancements in the fields...

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