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Economic package: APNS asks PM to include payment of Rs6 billion media dues

Economic package: APNS

ISLAMABAD: The All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) Monday called upon Prime Minister Imran Khan to remember installment of media levy for his alleviation bundle booked to be declared today (Tuesday), says an official statement.

APNS President Hameed Haroon and Secretary General Sarmad Ali spoke to the head administrator to teach the bureaucratic and Punjab and KP common governments to discharge the publicizing duty of the media adding up to around Rs6 billion, on need premise to empower the emergency ridden media industry to viably assume its job in making mindfulness about Covid-19 and combatting counterfeit news.

The APNS office-bearersstated in their explanation that papers are a genuine wellspring of data and in these difficult occasions when things are turning wild they are a basic device to battle counterfeit news and talk mongering. They mentioned the chief to report this as a major aspect of the help bundle that he expects to declare today.

The paper business is experiencing an intense monetary emergency because of a cut in government publicizing and deferral in installments of promoting contribution, they said. The Covid-19 is probably going to additionally disturb this emergency. The signal of the PM to clear the promoting levy will empower papers to assume their due job in helping the legislature to battle against the pandemic emergency.