With the spirit to revive the country’s film industry, Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has announced a special package for the artists and other talented people related with it.
In a statement issued here, the Prime Minister announced the establishment of a “Prime Minister’s Film Finance Fund” to support fine arts, film and broadcasting industry, and described it as an “exceptional” step for film making.
He said that a concrete and comprehensive package would be prepared for the promotion of fine arts and related personalities including writers and poets.
Under this package, the Prime Minister added that in line with the international standards, “National Film and Broadcasting Commission” and “National Film Institute and Academy” would be established, which would be equipped with modern studios and other technologies to cope with the current and future needs.
The Prime Minister, who announced the package in view of the recommendations forwarded by the Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage, directed the ministry to present the package in implementable form to the government for final approval, in consultation with the Ministry of Finance and other departments concerned.