Tuesday September 07, 2021

Speaker Punjab Assembly Opposes PMDA Bill

LAHORE: Punjab Assembly Speaker Chaudhry Parvez Elahi termed the Pakistan Media Development Authority as a controversial bill. Speaker Punjab Assembly Chaudhry Parvez Elahi met the leaders of media organizations including Pakistan Broadcasting Association, APNS, CPNE, PFUJ and PUJ. The Speaker Punjab Assembly said that Prime Minister Imran Khan would approve such a controversial bill. It is not in our own interest to impose any restrictions on media freedom. The government and PTI leaders will have to calmly explain that the local body and general elections are also near.

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