Islamabad rendezvous: PBA voices concern over foreign funding to some channels
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA) has expressed its concern over the “funding of some media channels through dubious, untaxed and unverified foreign money”.
A PBA delegation – headed by Chairman Mian Aamer Mehmood and Secretary General Shakeel Masud Hussain – communicated this concern to Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan during a meeting on Monday. The meeting also discussed progress over probe into the Axact scandal and various cases that have adversely affected Pakistan’s image abroad.
The two sides also discussed matters of national importance, issues related to media industry and role of media towards safeguarding national and security interests.