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Pemra for stopping Indian content

August 07, 2020

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) Chairman Muhammad Saleem Baig on Thursday expressed the resolve to stop exhibition of illegal Indian and indecent content on cable TV and ensure that they show only legal channel and content on their networks.

This he said during his visit to Pemra regional office Quetta where he was briefed about the actions against the illegal channels.

The Pemra chairman directed the officers and staff at regional office to utilise all available resources and energies to stop distribution of indecent, vulgar, unethical content and Indian channels in order to ensure healthy entertainment to the viewers and protect social, cultural, religious values of the country.

Kamran Zeb, Incharge Pemra Regional Office, briefed the Pemra chairman about the ongoing drive in the region against obscenity, vulgarity and illegal channels specifically Indian.

He told that Pemra teams were checking cable TV operators head-ends in different cities and villages of the province on daily basis and have confiscated equipment being continuously used in relaying indecent, obscene, vulgar and illegal channels and content from YouTube or any other sources.

The Pemra chairman also held a meeting with Council of Complaints Chairman Abdul Jalil Mamdani and its members and appreciated the services of the Council.