KARACHI: Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb says government will provide every possible assistance to revive film industry in the country.

She was addressing the inaugural ceremony of a two-day National Production and Entertainment Trade Conference here on Saturday. The minister announced to revive Pakistan Television and Radio Pakistan and sought suggestions from experienced showbiz personalities in this regard.

She stressed upon artists to come forward and play their role in promoting and projecting soft image of Pakistan through their production. Maryam Aurangzeb said Information Ministry will play the role of bridge between government and entertainment industry.

She said soon the national artists’ convention will be convened in Islamabad and artists fund will be established to facilitate producers and artists.

There will be 18 sessions of the conference which are being attended and addressed by known personalities of electronic, print and digital media.

The conference shall be showcasing the entire business of production, entertainment & media: Film, TV, Theater, Radio, Print & Digital at a 2-day event.

This first of its kind event will give a unique opportunity for industry professionals for sustained networking with like minded individuals in their respective fields, business community and national & International trade partners.

The event is an opportunity for producers, directors, showbiz celebrities, creative and technical professionals along with financiers, distributors, trade bodies, production houses, music producers and film distributors, to connect with all media personnel under one roof ranging from TV channels, entertainment media, FPCCI, TDAP, PEMRA, Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Information, and Ministry of Culture.