Sindh govt. to setup Information Call Center to counter fake news and propaganda
Information Minister directs linking the Call Center to all the provincial govt. depts.
Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon reviews the performance of Sindh Information Dept. and issues directives for further improvement
Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon has announced establishing an Information Call Center at Sindh Information Department and directed the Secretary Information to prepare PC1 for the project.
The minister announced this while presiding over a meeting held to review the performance of the information department at his office on Saturday.
The minister added that the call center will provide timely and authentic information on the policies and initiatives of the Sindh government and will also counter fake news and fake propaganda against the government.
Reviewing the performance of the Information Department, Sharjeel Inam Memon said that the performance of the department should be improved and proper publicity of the development projects of the Sindh government should be ensured.
He said that the Sindh government has done excellent work in every field. “It is the responsibility of the information department to disseminate the information and apprise the public regarding the welfare initiatives of the government,” he said.
Sharjeel Memon said that he had given the policy guidelines, now he wants results. “Focus should be attached to social media wing of the department and its performance should further be improved and enhanced.”
Secretary Information Nadeem ur Rehman Memon, Director Admin Muhammad Yousuf Kaboroo, Director Publications Mansoor Rajput, Director Advertisements Imtiaz Joyo, Deputy Director Advertisements Sarang Chandio and others attended the meeting. (PR)