Special Assistant to the PM on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan said: on Friday that the information ministry, along with Director General Inter-services Public Relations (DG ISPR) Major General Babar Iftikhar would coordinate and brief the media on the virus situation.
She made these remarks during a joint press conference with the DG ISPR in Islamabad to brief the media about decisions taken by the premier during the National Coordination Committee meeting earlier in the day.
Awan added that the National Command and Operations Centre would be the hub and they would ensure that timely and accurate information was provided to the media.
“Media can become the right hand of the information ministry and the ISPR in defeating this covid-19. Together we will ensure that accurate information is provided to the people.”