The All-Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) has announced the winners of its 23rd edition of awards due to be held in Islamabad on January 15.
An APNS press release said Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will grace the occasion as chief guest and give away the awards among the winning journalists and advertising agencies.
M/s. Midas (Pvt.) Ltd. has won the Best Business Performance Award, Special Business Performance Award (Regional Dailies), Special Business Performance Award (Metro B Dailies), Best Performance Award for Private Sector Client (Bahria Town) and Best Performance Award for Public Sector Client (Benazir Income Support Program).
M/s. Orient Advertising (Pvt.) Ltd. Won the Special Business Performance Award (Periodicals).
The awards for creative categories are:
- Best Newspaper Advertisement: M/s. Manhattan Int’l. (Pvt.) Ltd ad of (Standard Chartered Bank)
- Best Campaign: M/s. Adcom (Pvt.) Ltd. ad of (Al Karam)
- Best Public Service Campaign: M/s. IAL Communications (Pvt.) Ltd ad of (Depilex Smile Again Foundation)
The panel of judges consisted of prominent writers and intellectuals – Ms. Ameena Saiyid, Prof. Dr. Nisar Zuberi, Mr. Babar Ayaz, Dr. Rafia Taj, Prof. Dr. Fateh Muhammad Burfat, Dr. Mugheesuddin Sheikh, Mr. Owais Aslam Ali, Prof. Tauseef Ahmed Khan, Mr. Vali Ram Vallabh, Dr. Fahmida Hussain, Mr. Yaqoob Mughal, Ms. Seemeen Naghmana, Abid Ali Syed, and Prof. Shahida Kazi.
MediaBites Editorial – Shoaib Naqvi