Islamabad: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan called on Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani at the Prime Minister’s House here today and briefed the Prime Minister about the launching of the PTV Sports Channel today.
The Prime Minister congratulated the Information Minister and the Management of PTV on the opening of the PTV Sports Channel and said that it would promote sports activities among the youth of the country.
The Prime Minister said that Sports Channel will provide healthy entertainment to the people in general and the youth in particular.
Sports activities in the country would help in muting the extremist tendencies among the youth by attracting them to focus on the sports activities, the Prime Minister added.
For more information, contact:
Haji Ahmed Malik
Principal Information Officer
Press Information Department (PID)
Tel: +9251 925 2323 and +9251 925 2324
Fax: +9251 925 2325 and +9251 925 2326