Digitalization of the state media organizations will be launched by the President Dr Arif Alvi in a ceremony to be held at the Pakistan-China on Saturday.
Under this project, state media organization including the Associated Press of Pakistan (APP), Pakistan Television, Radio Pakistan and Digital Media Wing (DMW) will be digitalized.
The Digital Transformation of State Media (DTSM) project, initiated by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting also includes Directorate of Electronic Media and Publication (DEMP) as well as the advertisements of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
An official statement issued in this regard said that the digitization of news and other services would provide the necessary user experience, boost speed of news distribution and reach.
The project is part of the National Digital Information Platform (NDIP) keeping in view the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan for a Digital Pakistan.
The event would also see award of ISO 9001:2015 and 27001:2013 certifications to the Associated Press of Pakistan, to improve the quality standards of management and bring these at par with international level.
Under the certification, the APP stands transformed from conventional to a dynamic digitalized mass media service and aims at setting new trends and lead as a key source of digitally accessible news and factual public information.
From : pk.mashable.com