Baig told the audience that the television channels
had aired hundreds of the public service messages on varying subjects including Diamer Bhasha Dam, anti-narcotics, women rights, children rights and Clean and Green Pakistan.
The top court had set aside an earlier ruling by the Lahore High Court (LHC) and reinstated a 2016 policy of the federal government banning the transmission of Indian content on local television channels
Earlier today, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) wrote a letter to the Chief Election Commissioner alleging a violation of the Model Code of Conduct by means of the television channel
Major violations committed by the satellite television channels
include airing of anti-judiciary and contemptuous remarks, hate speech and false allegations, excessive foreign content, indecent and objectionable content, fake news and sensational journalism, bloodshed and gory scenes, violence against women and children, indecent advertisement, crime re-enactments.
The PEMRA counsel stated, "Then federal government had drafted a policy in 2006 as per which only 10% of the content aired on local television channels
could be foreign."
At this, the PEMRA counsel said, Indian content has zero viewership on local television channels
The ministry currently has a television channel
and radio station under its auspices.
On Saturday, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar was hearing a case filed by the United Producers Association pertaining to the broadcast of foreign content on Pakistani television channels
in the SC Karachi Registry.
During the discussion on the controversial advertisement, Incharge Additional Secretary Information Shafqat Jalil told the committee that in future advertisements would be aired on television channels
after approval from a committee constituted by the Information Ministry.
It gladdens the heart that some stakeholders have decided to put resources together, gather manpower and initiate programme contents for the eventual emergence of a television channel
, Ourroot TV, specially devoted to the highlighting of the cultural- tourism and hospitality sector in Nigeria.
307 foreign television channels
and radio stations were registered at the Ministry of Information and Communication.