ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani giving formal approval to the decisions announced in his address to the nation on August 14 has directed the concerned ministry and divisions for their early implementation. These decisions were taken in the light of the exhaustive sessions with artists and intellectuals from across the country held during the months of July and August 2011. The decisions, which were announced by Premier Gilani in his August 14 address included, Establishment of the Federal Government Artists Fund with seed money of Rs 200 million. The renowned writers and artists from across the country will from part of the Steering Committee to operate this fund; Establishment of National Book Museum and 22 April will be observed as National Book Day annually; Appointment of Cultural Attaches in Pakistans Missions abroad where such posts are presently not existing; Inclusion of writers, poets and artists in the Prime Minister entourage during his foreign visits; Establishment of a film studio and a state-of-the-art film laboratory on fast track basis in Islamabad; Commissioning / construction of a Cinema house in Islamabad; Opening of a Classical TV Channel to take care of our classical music, and promotion of our cultural heritage through feature films, drama broadcasting and other literary programmes; Organizing more Federal and Provincial sports festivals and Radio Pakistan and PTV should enhance the wages being paid to the artists.