Frequently Asked Questions

I am a government servant retired in January 2017. My pension is not activated yet, to whom should I refer to expedite my case? Top
The pension Cell has been created in M/o I & B for facilitation of pensioners. Secretary M/o I & B is overall incharge. Every Monday 10:00-11:00 a.m. is reserved for Pension related issues.  

I am Spanish Journalist and arrived in Islamabad in March 2017.I am supposed to cover Press Conferences/ briefings by Senior Government officers/ Ministers.Pl guide?

Foreign journalist either visiting or based in Islamabad have to register themselves at External Publicity Wing so they can be informed about Press briefings /conferences etc.  
A local newspaper has published a slanderous story about my company. Where should I lodge a complaint against the newspaper? Top
Press council of Pakistan is the right forum for lodging complaint against the newspapers who publish such stories without verification of facts.  
I intend to Publish my own newspaper with the title “roshny” from where should I get myself registered? Top
Press Registrar office registers the title for the newspapers to be published.  
Is there any department that passes the commercial films to be released in Pakistan? Top
Yes, Central Board of Films Censors permits the release of commercial films in Pakistan.  
Which authority issues/ cancels licenses of electronic media? Top
Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority is responsible for issuing licenses to Electronic Media.  
Is there any department in Pakistan that has a Puppet Theatre?  Top
Pakistan National Council of Arts has a puppet theatre.  
Are the cultural traditions, folklore, arts and crafts of Pakistan being preserved and projected?  Top
LokVirsa, National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage  (NIFTH)is responsible for projection and preservation of arts crafts oral traditions and folk lore.  
Cultural Festivals are organized by any Government Organization If so by whom? Top
LokVirsa is responsible for organizing cultural festivals where artisans from all over Pakistan come to show their exhibits.  
Who is responsible for timely dissemination of information to people through all forms of media? Top
Press Information Department is responsible for timely dissemination of information to people through all forms of media.  
What is Pakistan Television Corporation? Top
It is the autonomous public sector organization responsible for public service broadcasting both within and outside Pakistan.  
Who is the first semi private network of Pakistan? Top
ATV is the first semi private network of Pakistan.  
What is IRS? Top
Institute of Regional Studies is Pakistan’s leading think tank focusing mainly on study of regions around Pakistan; South Asia, South West Asia as well as Indian Ocean Region.  
Which News agency of Pakistan started its life with Independence of Pakistan? Top
Associated Press of Pakistan started its life with independence of Pakistan in 1947.  
Who certifies circulation of newspapers in Pakistan? Top
Audit Bureau of Circulation certifies newspapers in Pakistan.