ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed has inaugurated a drive-in cinema in Islamabad, which is being described by his ministry as the first ever drive-in cinema of Pakistan.
A Memorandum of Understanding to this effect was signed between Radio Pakistan and Active Media. Under the MoU the movies will be broadcast on FM-94 channel of the National Broadcaster.
Speaking on the occasion, the interior minister congratulated the Capital Development Authority and other private partners for launching this initiative. He asked the administration of cinema to reduce the proposed ticket price from Rs1000 to Rs50 per car.
He said to facilitate the people of Islamabad almost all of the police check posts have been removed from main roads. He said only three check posts are left which will also be withdrawn very soon.
Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed said smart policing will be introduced to cope with terrorism and other crimes.
The drive-in cinema is located at F-9 Park in Islamabad and it will enable the fans to watch movies while sitting in their cars. The movies will be screened on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.