Information & Broadcasting

Information & Broadcasting

*FAWAD WELCOMES VISIT OF BRITISH MEN & WOMEN CRICKET TEAMS TO PAKISTAN*

Islamabad:
The British High Commissioner to Pakistan H.E. Mr. Christian Turner here Friday informed Minister for Information, Chaudhry Fawad Hussain about the planned visit of British men and women’s cricket teams in second half of the year. He added that visit of the British musical band would also take place simultaneously.

The Minister welcomed the visit of both the teams and said it would create an atmosphere of festivity for the people looking for quality sports entertainment.

The Minister emphasized the need for joint Pak-UK television productions and documentaries, commemorating the 75th Independence Day of Pakistan.

The Minister apprised the High Commissioner regarding the Government’s initiative to establish Media Technology University and sought assistance from the British side to build it on the pattern of top UK universities.

Information Minister emphasized the need for strengthening cooperation in the area of film production and related fields with a view to promoting cultural linkages between the two countries.

The Minister also discussed with the British Envoy possible arrangements for training of Pakistani set designers and manufacturers by British experts. The British Envoy assured of maximum support on the proposals put forth by the Information Minister.

Christian Turner on the occasion also exchanged views with the Minister on the state of Covid-19 in UK and Pakistan. He appreciated the Pakistan’s Government’s ongoing vaccination campaign against Covid-19 pandemic.