The meeting was also attended by Secretary Information and PTV Management. The Chairman raised the issue of biased coverage given to disqualified ex Prime Minster Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Mariam Nawaz. The Chairman demanded a detailed report on the expenses regarding the use of equipment, crew , fuel, human resource, DSNGs and total airing minute used in order to give coverage to disqualified Ex Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Mariam Nawaz. He added public money cannot be wasted for the marketing of a disqualified Prime Minister and his daughter. The Chairman also questioned if the Minister of Information and Broadcasting Ms Mariam Aurangzeb or Secretary Information would pay for these expenses from their pockets.
Further more the Committee also raised the issue of pending pensions of PTV Employees that are due since April 2016. In response to this the PTV Management promised that the funds worth 700Million will be released before Eid. Moreover the Committee also discussed on forming a mechanism is order to make PTV a neutral outlet with equal coverage given to the government and opposition.
Lastly the Committee once again demanded the PTV Management to present a report on the coverage ratio of news bulletin and live coverage for past one year.


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