Dr Jabbar may be new PEMRA chief
By: Rana Ghulam Qadir
ISLAMABAD: It has been formally decided to appoint Dr Jabbar as chairman of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) and a summary in this regard has been sent to Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf for approval.
According to sources, there are three names – Secretary Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Rasheed Ahmad, Executive Director Pemra Dr Jabbar and DG Radio Pakistan Ghulam Murtaza Solangi – in the summary. Earlier the nameof Ashfaq Jamali, DG Pemra, was being considered for the slot, but now there is strong likelihood that the name of Dr Jabbar will be finalised and notification of his appointment as Pemra chairman likely to be issued today (Thursday).