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Pakistan Offers Loans Worth Rs 5crore to Filmmakers

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry took to Twitter on Wednesday to reveal some exciting announcements for the filmmakers in Pakistan.

Fawad Chaudhry announced that the reforms that were initiated in the Ministry of Information and other relevant departments in 2018 are being resumed. In a series of Tweets in Urdu, Fawad Chaudhry assured that “revival of film and drama industry is a top priority” amongst other things which he listed.

“A loan worth up to Rs5 billion will be offered to budding drama and filmmakers under the Kamyab Jawan Programme and the lives of Tipu Sultan and Sir Syed Ahmed Khan will be made into world-class productions,” Fawad Chaudhry added.

The minister also confirmed that a law will be introduced to ensure timely payments for artists. Adequate measures will be taken to promote digital media as well.