Chief Executive to inaugurate PTV's New news channel on August 14 -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Chief Executive to inaugurate PTV’s New news channel on August 14

ISLAMABAD- Chief Executive General Pervez Musharraf will next month launch a new channel of the state-owned Pakistan Television (PTV), completely dedicated to news and current affairs.

“All preparations to launch the News Channel, the only one in the country dedicated to 24 hours news and current affairs programmes, have been made,” said an official of the PTV.

Minister for Information Javed Jabbar, who is also chairman of the Pakistan Television Corporation, has already approved the channel.

Jabbar was shown the film reports, made by the channels producers and reporter and he expressed satisfaction on their performance. The PTV official the minister had given the go-ahead signal to the PTV management to launch the telecast.

“The PTV authorities want to launch the channel on August 14 (the Independence Day of Pakistan),” the official said “Chief Executive General Pervez Musharraf has been invited to launch the channel.”

Source: Business Recorder
Date:7/20/2000