ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Hussain Chaudhry on Wednesday said Pakistan is succeeded to convince the world that the Indian government used Pulwama incident for winning upcoming elections.
Addressing a workshop on Media Technology in Islamabad, Fawad said it was due to the successful media policy of the Pakistani government that India has got isolated on the issue of Pulwama.
The incumbent government is making efforts to transform Pakistan from a security state into an open country, he added.
The minister said in modern era, propaganda has become the primary tool of warfare while kinetic warfare has assumed secondary importance. He said that strong ideas and excellent ways of their presentation are prerequisite to success of hybrid warfare.
Chaudhry said in modern times wars are fought in media, rather than the battlefront. He said due to its strong narrative, Pakistan succeeded to convince the world that the Indian government has used the Pulwama incident for winning election.
He said it was due to the successful media policy of the Pakistani government that India has got isolated on the issue of Pulwama.
Fawad said reforms are underway in the Information Ministry to make it a tool for promotion of the state, rather than a political party. He said the government is also making efforts to bring international media back to Pakistan.