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PEMRA bans BOL news transmission channel


Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Monday decided to take both at once BOL News as well as BOL Entertainment TV channels off in air for without receiving “permission from the internal affairs authorities.”

decision to effect was adopted at its 174th meeting, chaired by over Pemra Chairman Muhammad Salim Beig, according to official statement.

The meeting was informed that licenses of M/s Labbaik were canceled by Pemra in its 131st meeting of 2017 for not obtain security clearance from the Ministry of Interior. However, the channels continued to broadcast after challenging the PEMRA order. in The Supreme Court of Sindh, which ordered of happening in 2021.

He noted that Pemra’s lawyer made it clear so that both channels would not be allowed on air if the Ministry of Internal Affairs did not give security clearance to M/s Labbaik.

media regulatory authority, having examined all records related to court orders and letters issued by the Ministry of the Interior, ordered the transmission to be stopped of both channels BOL.

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media the watchdog said that the M/S Labbaik had not filed any claims. for update of BOL Entertainment license that has expired in December 2021.

Former prime minister and PTI Chairman Imran Khan, in response to development said coalition government led by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif put BOL on hold because it deprived him of party coverage.

“The import government has adopted media censorship and persecution of journalists to the fascist level. Now Bol is suspended simply because he gave us coverage. Message for everyone media at home is the blackout of the largest and most popular national floor[itical] party from the mainstream media. Unacceptable,” he wrote. on his official Twitter handle.

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