APP, Saudi Urdu News Service agree on news exchange programme.
ISLAMABAD, March 24, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Associated Press of
Pakistan (APP) and prominent Saudi Urdu daily (Urdu News) agreed to
enter into news exchange programme for projecting news reports that
would further boost Pakistan-Saudi Arabia relations, both government and
the people-to-people levels. A proposal to this effect was agreed by
Tarek A. Miskhas, Executive Editor of the Daily during his visit to APP
Headquarters here Wednesday. Mr. Miskhas was conferred
Sitara-i-Quaid-i-Azam in journalism and communication by President Asif
Ali Zardari here Tuesday at a special ceremony. Director Coordination
Ilyas Chaudhry briefed him on the working of the countrys premier news
agency and discussed proposals for bilateral cooperation between the two
media outlets. Mr. Tarek said that the daily, only one in Urdu language in Saudi Arabia, was updating thousands of overseas Pakistani about the
countrys important news.
(THROUGH ASIA PULSE)