ISLAMABAD – The government has decided to rearrange National Anthem of the country which was originally composed by Ahmed G. Chagla by using a world class orchestra.
The decision was taken during a meeting presided by Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb, Tribune reported.
The meeting was held to review preparations for celebrating Pakistan’s 70th independence anniversary.
According to the Tribune report, the meeting decided to rearrange the anthem; it has asked Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA) in this regard.
PNCA director-general Jamal Shah has been assigned to submit a detailed proposal in the context.
The meeting was attended, among others, by the Secretary Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, and the principal information officer of PID. the directors general of the Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation, the External Publicity Wing, the Internal Publicity Wing and the Cyber Wing, and the APP MD
The directors general of the Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation, the External Publicity Wing, the Internal Publicity Wing and the Cyber Wing, and the APP MD also attended the meeting.
The minister directed officials concerned to leave no stone unturned in preparations to celebrate the Independence Day in a befitting manner.
The ministry and all its allied departments should make concerted efforts to make the celebrations a historic event, she said, adding that art, culture, and heritage of the country should be duly highlighted during the course of the celebrations.
Marriyum directed PTV to make quality products and creative promos to highlight Pakistan’s historic win against India in the Champion Trophy final. “This is indeed a landmark achievement,” she said.