Press Information Department is the principal department of Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage headed by Principal Information officer (PIO). PID is working since 1947 with the mission to establish an authentic source for timely dissemination of information to people through all forms of media.
PID carries out its operation round the clock through a proper mechanism of media projection, monitoring and feedback. It aims to publicize the government policies and also to apprise the Government about the impact of its policies.
PRINCIPAL INFORMATION OFFICER:
Rao Tehsin Ali Khan is the PIO since February, 2014. He is a senior and highly acclaimed civil servant from the Information Services Group of the Government of Pakistan. He joined civil services of Pakistan in 1982 and since then held important positions in various departments of Ministry including PID, External Publicity Wing, EMRW, Cyber Wing and DEMP. He has also served as MD, Associate Press of Pakistan, in addition to working in PTCL, NAVTEC and PEMRA in various capacities. He also held the important assignment of Pakistan’s Press Attaché in Canberra from 1995-2000.
- Media Coverage
- Feedback Services
- Media Facilitation & co-ordination
- Release of public sector advertisement
- Research & reference
REGIONAL & SUB REGIONAL OFFICES
PID has it’s headquarter in Islamabad with following regional and sub-regional offices:
- D.I Khan