Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Fawad Choudhary, has announced the establishment of a new regulatory authority in the country’s newspapers and electronics media alleviation agencies.
Speaking to media representatives outside the Parliament in Islamabad on Wednesday, Fawad Chaudhary, minister’s announcement said that at present the Press Council in the country has become a establishment that looks at the print media and the measurement has become a separate establishment, Watches the electronic media
“It has been decided that the media should be removed from both PEMRA and Press Council create a new body, whose name will be Pakistan Media Regulatory Authority, which will not only see electronics and print media but also cyber media. Will also see. ‘
He said that cyber media or social media at present is becoming a huge force, then all of them should have the same regulatory authority to see the media and have the same rules.
Fawad Chaudhary said that at present the various authorities are working separately and now they will be formed to create a new body and this will also save the resources of the state.
He said that the new entity will have high professionals and will also include the representation of the media.
Official TV politics
Information Minister Fawad Chaudhary announced that the government TV ‘PTV National’ channel is now converting into ‘PTV politics’, which includes the action of provincial assemblies and various committees besides the Parliament The action will come in front of people and it will make people more likely to gauge what their representatives have done.
Government advertising monitoring
Speaking about official advertisements, Fawad Chaudhary said that in the meeting of Senate, Muslim League-N just walked out because he was asked only how much money was spent in advertising.
According to Fawad Chaudhary, the last federal government spent only 17 billion rupees in the second and 6 billion rupees in advertisements, if only spending a total of 23.2 billion rupees in one year, the government operates only advertisements.
He said that now a committee has been made to review the advertisement that will see this matter because the prime minister has banned the advertisement for personal advertising.