Dr. Pirzada gave a talk on the ‘Media: Need for Regulatory Policy’ to the officers and probationers of the Information Academy at the Information Services Academy, Ministry of Information, Islamabad. The event was organized at Islamabad on 29th October, 2013.

He explained the history, achievements and challenges faced by Pakistani media.  The role that the government should play in ensuring a free and fair media was also discussed.  Cross-ownership rules, time allocated to advertisements as well as foreign models of media regulations.