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NA Body on Information meets in Islamabad
January 21, 2020

Meeting of the National Assembly's Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting was held at the Parliament House in Islamabad on Tuesday with Mian Javed Latif in the chair.  

The Committee unanimously recommended that 'The Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (Amendment) Bill, 2019' and 'The Associated Press of Pakistan (Amendment) Bill, 2019' which was moved by MNA Syed Fakhar Imam to be passed.

It expressed concern over the improper check & balance of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority on private media channels and directed that PEMRA may propose amendments in the existing rules.

The Committee directed that Ministry of Information & Broadcasting may hold an impartial investigation regarding misuse of funds of 100 million rupees released by Sindh government for purchase of Transmitter for Radio Station, Khairpur during the year 2010-11 and fix responsibility.