In a press release, APNS
President Sarmad Ali and Secretary General Umer Mujib Shami stated that as per press reports and material on social media, reporter Matiullah Jan, leading Nawa-i-Waqt team, had a scheduled interview with ombudsperson.
Sarmad Ali, President and Umer Mujib Shami, Secretary General of APNS
, in a statement, issued today have stated that the Chief Justice has observed that despite failure to provide utilities, the provincial governments spend tax payers money on massive advertisements in the media for self promotion at nation's expense.
clarified that the prices of government advertisements were fixed at a fraction of market rates.
In a statement released on Wednesday, APNS
president Sarmad Ali and secretary general Umar Mujeeb Shami said the CJP had observed that the provincial governments spent taxpayers' money on s in the media for their own promotion at the nation's expense.
pointed out that print media in general and small and regional newspapers in particular, mainly depend on revenue earned from advertisements as the cover price of newspapers does not even meet 5% cost of producing a newspaper.
Does the APNS
have a say in editorial policy, quality of content, etc.
The meeting was attended by Hameed Haroon, President APNS
, Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Shami, President CPNE, Shakeel Masud, Chairman PBA, Mian Amir Mehmood, CEO Dunya TV, Sarmad Ali, Secretary General APNS
, Tahir Khan, Ayaz Khan, Group Editor, Express News, Yousaf Baig Mirza, MD, Express News, and Kazi Aslam, Secretary General PBA.
On April 16th, 2012, Spectrum Y and R was awarded two APNS
awards for outstanding work in the field of advertising.
It said the estimated Two billion Rupees pay increase spread over a five-year period has been described by the APNS
as "the single largest pay award in terms of volume" in the history of Pakistan, at atime when the industry is "already reeling from the financial impact of the war in neighboring Afghanistan" (News, 2001).
It was regretful to see an ad in the daily Nation today by APNS
, twisting the remarks of CJ regarding pre-pol ads in media at public expense.
Karachi -- 'Sarmad Ali, President and Umer Mujib Shami, Secretary General of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society expressed profound grief on behalf of APNS
Office Bearers and members of the Executive Committee over the sad demise of Mr.