Pakistani Government To Unveil Film Policy 2017 Soon

Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Maryam Aurangzeb has revealed that the federal government will unveil Film Policy 2017 soon.

Addressing a press conference on Saturday, the minister said that the aim is to revive the film industry and benefit the artists’ community.

“It will not be like a switch on or switch off that will fix all issues instantly. It will have its implementation time as well. I am trying to keep this policy very straight forward or two to three pages of policy or some bullet points which can make a difference at all level,” she said.

“It will not be some research document that will just have words and words as it should have actions.”

“This policy might not in its first stage address to all. I am just looking at short-term multiplier impact including provision of equipment and tax relief,” she added.

The government of Pakistan is determined to revive film industry in the country and is taking a major initiative to form a policy.

Rimsha Butt