PTI to abolish govt’s control on advertisements: Fawad Ch

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ISLAMABAD, Nov 12 (DNA): Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry on Monday said that the media industry damaged due to the decisions of previous government.While giving details of a meeting held in Islamabad with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair to discuss media related matters, he said that the meeting decided that from now onwards a transparent advertisement policy will be chalked out to deal with this matter purely on merit basis.

The minister said that the prime minister has directed to clear outstanding dues of the media houses, adding that it would help check retrenchment of employees from various media outlets.

He said that the PTI government had already abolished censorship on state-run media and now it will abolish the government s control on the advertisement policy.

Fawad Ch regretted that the previous governments misused advertisement for their own political purposes. DNA