Islamabad, February 26, 2018 (PPI-OT): The first National Film and Culture Policy of Pakistan will be announced here today (Monday). This was stated by Minister of state for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb while addressing the inaugural ceremony of the CPEC Cultural Caravan Festival here. She said that Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is expected to announce the policy. She said China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is a flagship project of One Belt One Road vision, which will ensure prosperity and development in the region.

Marriyum Aurangzeb said cultural agreement signed between Pakistan and China is a unique agreement ensuring the exchange of experiences of several sectors. She said Pakistan will take part in the Shanghai Film Festival. Earlier, speaking on the occasion, Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing said that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is a way to establish people-to-people contact of both the countries. He said Chinese government is keen to start CPEC scholarship, training, theatre, film and cultural cooperation initiatives with Pakistan this year.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557