According to latest news, the Minister for Information Maryam Aurangzaib has graciously welcomed a contract proposed by Chinese Vice Minister of State Administration of Press Publication, Radio, Film & Television (SAPPRFT).
This proposal had been offered to work on contract between Pakistan and China to assist and support in the areas of film making and infrastructure. The Minister Information said that Pakistan is producing high quality films for the cinema going public. We also wish to tag along Chinese model in order to modernize and improve our film industry, she noted.
She said that in order to achieve the mutual cooperation in Television and Radio of the two countries government is making a policy that will include many motivational incentives necessary for the film industry revival.
Previously, China has collaboration with 19 other countries worldwide in the area of film production. Minister Information said that Pakistan wishes to be the 20th partner of China in Film Production. Currently China has a production of 700 films annually and has almost 50,000 screens. In this context, Pakistan is fully determined to participate in the film festival of Shanghai Cooperation Organization. The Minister Information hoped that this proposal would soon be finalized.