Islamabad, January 13, 2016 (PPI-OT): A new Research and Reference Section has been set up in News and Current Affairs Channel of Radio Pakistan to help make current affairs programmes credible, meaningful, relevant, and comprehensive. Director General Radio Pakistan, Syed Muhammad Imran Gardezi inaugurated the cell in Islamabad this evening. Speaking on the occasion, he said it has been the hallmark of Radio Pakistan that it always aired credible news and current affairs programmes.
He urged all workers associated with Radio Pakistan to work with commitment and devotion to maintain the image of the organization. The director general said an agreement has been concluded with Bremz Company to introduce radio application in every mobile set to further extend outreach of Radio Pakistan. He said the move will earn revenue for Radio Pakistan and make it self-sustainable.
Besides, old transmitters are being replaces with new ones to ensure quality broadcast of radio programmes in every nook and cranny of the country. The director general called for producing quality programmes as well to attract more and more listeners.
He lauded efforts of Director News and Current Affairs, Mushtaq Ahmed Kaifi and head Current Affairs Channel, Javaid Khan Jadoon for making news and current affairs programmes popular. Anchorpersons Doctor Shoaib and Masood Baig said Radio Pakistan always served as nursery to groom talent in different departments of broadcasting.
Javaid Khan Jadoon in his welcome address highlighted objectives of the newly established Research and Reference Section and said it was necessary to make Radio Pakistan a leading broadcasting organization. Later, the director general unveiled plaque of the section and said all available resources will be provided to make it a dynamic section of Radio Pakistan.
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