ISLAMABAD - Federal Secretary Information Saba Mohsin said yesterday that the government has decided to establish web radio in Baluchistan in order to counter Indian propaganda.

While talking to media here, she said that preparations were at final stage to launch the web radio and an effective strategy has been devised for its lunching as soon as possible.

This web radio, she said, would highlight importance of the $46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and its benefits for Baluchistan and other parts of Pakistan as well as countering Indian propaganda against Pakistan and safeguarding the national interests.

Replying to a question, the secretary information said the government has already started installation of 40 new transmitters at different important places across the country in order to modernize its system. She said that her ministry is working on innovative ideas for reviving Radio Pakistan.

To improve the current affairs programmes, federal and provincial ministers, opinion makers and prominent personalities are being invited to participate in such programmes on daily basis.

“It’s the biggest challenge and we are working on short, medium and long term plans to revive PTV under which modern equipment and filming new dramas would be aired,” she said.

In order to attract viewership, old dramas of PTV would be mixed with new trends for re-launching. We are airing informative and productive TV programmes on CPEC, Indian brutalities in Indian Held Kashmir and Pakistan’s stance on this particular issue including other issues of national importance and sovereignty.

To a query regarding government-media relationship, she said that the government enjoying cordial relationship with media and the new information minister was quite friendly with media. “We will facilitate media at all levels and if the media is facing any problem they could directly contact to our office,” she said.