Media can be effective tool in fostering friendly ties between Pakistan, Afghanistan: Pervaiz

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Pervaiz Rashid said on Tuesday media could be an effective tool in further fostering cooperation and friendly ties between Afghanistan and Pakistan.

He said this in a meeting with Janan Mosazai, Ambassador of Afghanistan, who called on him here.

They discussed matters of mutual interest, particularly cooperation in the field of media, culture and information.

Pervaiz Rashid said media should play its role in promoting people-to-people contacts between the two brotherly countries.

The minister also directed the officials concerned of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting for effective implementation of memorandums of understanding signed between the two countries in the fields of culture and media.

The Afghan Ambassador emphasized the need for further close interaction between the two countries for the prosperity and betterment of the people of Pakistan and Afghanistan.