NA sub committee seeks PBA briefing on code of conduct, fake ratings


ISLAMABAD, Apr 12 (APP): Sub committee of National Assembly Standing Committee on Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Tuesday sought a briefing in its next meeting from Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA) about code of conduct and distribution of money on basis of fake television ratings.

The meeting of the sub committee was chaired by Convenor Imran Zafar Leghari here at Parliament House.
MNAs Daniyal Aziz, Talal Chaudhry, Mariyam Aurangzeb, Amir Dogar, Chairman PEMRA Absar Alam, Additional Secretary Ministry of Information Saba Mohsin, DG IP Wing Nasir Jamal, Director PBA Jawad Hamid Raja and Brigadier Anwaar Ahmed of ISPR attended the meeting.

PBA official told the committee that it had informed the Supreme Court about reservations about the code of conduct for electronic media and it was in favour of self regulatory mechanism.