DIRECTOR GENERAL

Mr. Saeed Javed

Mr. Saeed Javed, Director General, External Publicity Wing is an Information Group Officer from 15th Common Training Program. During his career he remained posted in different departments including, Pakistan National Centre (ARD and RD, Islamabad Centre), Press Information Department (PRO to different Ministers, PM), External Publicity Wing as well as in the MOIB. He also served as Press Attaché, Pakistan Embassy Beijing and Press Counsellor, Pakistan Embassy, Jakarta. He served as DG (Economic Publicity) with the Ministry of Finance (Sep 2014-March 2019). Prior to his present posting (Oct 2019) he also served as Senior JS (Media) in Prime Minister’s Office.

CONTACT DETAILS

Name

Designation

Contact Numbers

Mr. Saeed Javed

Director General (EP)

0092-51-9252163
 0092-51-9252330

Fax: 0092-51-9252366

Ms. Tahira Saeeda

Director (China-CPEC, Asia Pacific, Projection & Outreach)

0092-51-9252166

Mr. Ashiq Sheikh

Director (WAME, S.Asia/SAARC, CARs)

0092-51-9252315

Mr. Shahzad M. Vaseer

Director (Americas, Europe, IT)

0092-51-9252240

Mr. Shahab Hamid

Deputy Director (Administration) 

0092-51-9252185

Mr. Muhammad Asif

Deputy Director (Americas & UN)

0092-51-9252314

Mr. Arshad Khan

Deputy Director (South Asia/SAARC, Audit & Courts)

0092-51-9252269

Ms. Asia Lodhi

Deputy Director (Africa & Daily Press Summary coordination)

0092-51-9252391

Ms. Mahroo Arshad

Deputy Director (West Asia/Middle East)

0092-51-9252234

Ms. Maria Zaidi

Deputy Director (Europe)

0092-51-9252114

Ms. Rida Fatima

Assistant Director (Daily Press Summary creation)

0092-51-9252274

Ms. Sana Saif

Assistant Director (China-CPEC & Asia Pacific)

0092-51-9252237

Ms. Nihal Farid Khattak

Assistant Director (IT / Outreach)

0092-51-9252115

Ms. Aasia Imran

Assistant Director (Projection: dissemination of publicity material)

0092-51-9252114

Mr. Nadeem Khan

Assistant Director (Information Services Abroad)

0092-51-9252263

Mr. Mumtaz Ahmad

Assistant Director (West Asia/Middle East)

0092-51-9252

Mr. Shahid Bashir

Section Officer (EP)

0092-51-9252114

Mr. Muhammad Zahid

Assistant Director

0092-51-9252343

ORGANOGRAM

INTRODUCTION

External Publicity Wing is an arm of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Pakistan, primarily responsible for public diplomacy and projection of Pakistan's policies abroad through press counsellors and attachés present in 17 capitals of the world.

MISSION & VISION

  • Projection of Pakistan’s soft image abroad
  • Publicize government’s policies/initiatives
  • Promote Pakistan’s culture and heritage
  • Counter negative reports in foreign media
  • FUNCTIONS AND SERVICES

  • Fostering relations with foreign media, media organisations, think tanks, intellectuals, writers
  • Arranging foreign media interaction of VVIPs within and outside Pakistan
  • Facilitation of media teams accompanying foreign dignitaries
  • Promoting cultural heritage, tourism potential of Pakistan
  • Monitoring foreign media/ generation of reports
  • Countering negative stories in liaison with other Ministries
  • Facilitating Pak-based foreign journalists-visas, accreditation cards; etc.
  • Inviting and hosting foreign media delegations
  • Issuance of NOCs for placing public sector advertisements in foreign media
  • Liaison with foreign media teams for production of documentaries/films on Pakistan
  • Processing of MoUs / Agreements related to Media cooperation