Policy supervision on PEMRA rested with Federal Govt: NA told

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ISLAMABAD, May 20 (APP): Parliamentary Secretary for Information and Broadcasting Mohsin Shah Nawaz Ranjha on Friday apprised the National Assembly that Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has autonomous body adding only policy supervision rested with the federal government.

Replying to various questions during Question Hour, he said that as per PEMRA Amendment Act, 2007, powers of the federal government vested in it vide section 5 was to issue policy directions, gave its opinion on policy issues referred to it by PEMRA or any other government agency.

He said that being a regulator, PEMRA regulated and implemented all rules and regulations.