Government to issue an E-newsletter to counter the false, baseless news
Prime Minister’s Special Assistant for Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan briefed in detail about the decisions taken at the Federal Cabinet meeting.
- Government will take extra measures to check the false, baseless and false news- Firdous Ashiq Awan
- Cabinet was told to issue an e-newsletter to expose false and baseless news- Firdous Ashiq Awan
Prime Minister’s Special Assistant for Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan briefed in detail about the decisions taken at the Federal Cabinet meeting. The government to counter the false and baseless news through issuing of an E-newsletter.
Briefing the media after the Federal Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan, Firdous Ashiq Awan said that the Cabinet issued a notification to allow construction of multi-storied buildings in specific areas of Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar and Multan, approved and ordered to complete the process in a week.
She said the cabinet was informed by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting that special steps had been taken to check the baseless and false news.
Firdous Ashiq Awan further said the cabinet was told to issue an E-newsletter to expose false and baseless news.
Other Agendas of meeting
During the press conference, she said the Ministry of Information Technology has also suggested that an application is being developed on the WhatsApp pattern for communication between government agencies and government employees to facilitate government work and this process will be made secure.
She further said that an application is also being developed to help people find jobs.
Furthermore, Assistant for Social Protection Dr. Sanya Nishtar gave the Cabinet a detailed briefing on the Undergraduate Scholarship Scheme, which will be released in the first week of November and will provide scholarships to over 50,000 eligible students across the country.
Firdous Ashiq Awan said that the scheme would be applicable in all public universities. However, 50 percent quota would be reserved for women and a two percent quota for students with disabilities.
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