Director General Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation Sohail Ali Khan paid an official visit to Broadcasting Housing in Lahore on Saturday to revive Radio Pakistan’s ‘Awaz Khazana’ which has been dormant for last 5 years.
Speaking on this occasion, he said Radio Pakistan, being custodian of audio archives of the country, has played an important role for the preservation and promotion of Pakistani culture and heritage.
He said that the protection of the classical music archives is among his top priorities and the government is taking all possible steps in this regard.
The Director General said the Classical Music Research Cell established at Radio Pakistan Lahore will be upgraded on priority basis.
He directed to preserve the classical music instruments, rare photographs of legendary musicians and singers, and recordings of evergreen classical music.
He also directed to digitize all the music records produced by Radio Pakistan.
Source: Radio Pakistan