ISLAMABAD: All four provincial Information Ministers participated in a video link meeting with Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan in Islamabad on Saturday to discuss prevailing situation of efforts against Coronavirus pandemic.
Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan on this occasion reiterated the government’s resolve to provide all available resources to provincial governments in national fight against Coronavirus.
She said under prevailing tense situation, media has a crucial responsibility to avoid fake news and provide correct information to the citizens.
The Special Assistant said a separate WhatsApp Group with representatives from all four provinces will be created for disseminating quick and correct information to the social media.
Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan warned that PTA and cyber-crime unit have been directed to take action against disseminators of fake news on social media.
She urged all the opposition to set aside political differences and be united in common fight against Covid-19.