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58 officials trained to deal with media during national emergency.

ISLAMABAD -- As many as 58 government official spokespersons had been sensitized to deal with media in case of national emergency, focusing on their capacity building.

The senior officials were sensitized for their interaction with media in crisis situation during a two-day training workshop on 'Strategic Communication' organized by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at the National Management College (Staff College), Lahore that concluded today.

A spokesperson told Media that the training was intended to help the officers to understand the role of media in conveying the government narrative by constructing appropriate strategic message.

The training was conducted by senior professionals and experts in the field of media and communication. The participants took keen interest in the interactive sessions and mock exercise meant to build their confidence in managing media during any national level emergency.

The participants appreciated the module of training and lauded the efforts of the Pakistan Peace Collective ,a project of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

The DEAN of NMC, Dr Shujat Ali distributed certificates at the concluding ceremony.

It is pertinent to mention that this was the sixth training workshop arranged by the Pakistan Peace Collective a project of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at the Staff College, Lahore.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
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Date:Oct 19, 2018
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