Minister for information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid inaugurated 10 KW medium wave transmitter at Radio Pakistan Karachi today.
Director General Radio Pakistan Saba Mohsin and other officials concerned were also present on the occasion.
Our Karachi correspondent Altaf Pirzado reports that the transmitter has been installed by Radio Pakistan from its own resources at a cost of 37 million rupees to improve the transmission.
With the functioning of this transmitter, Radio Pakistan Karachi’s broadcasts can now be listened to in a radius of 200 kilometres, even in Thatta, Mirpur Khas, Hyderabad, Bhit Shah, Matiri and other areas.
The work on installation of 100 KW digital transmitter at Larkana and two short wave transmitters at Landhi Karachi is also in final stages.
Meanwhile, Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting and National Heritage, Pervaiz Rashid has stressed upon the need of spreading the message of peace, love and harmony through media to discourage the haters and extremism and promoting tolerance in the society.
Addressing the inaugural ceremony of 10 KW medium wave transmitter at Radio Pakistan Karachi today he praised the role of engineers and administration of the Radio Pakistan for installing transmitter from its resources.
He said whole country particularly Karachi has paid huge cost because of terrorism therefore the atmosphere of peace and harmony is required to be promoted in the society.
Earlier, Director General Radio Pakistan Miss Saba Raza stressed upon the need of harmonizing all the broadcasting houses of the Radio Pakistan in the line with modernization in the technology.