PTV Launch DTH Service Soon -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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PTV Launch DTH Service Soon

ISLAMABAD .Jan.1: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on Wednesday said that PTV would soon launch Direct to Home (DTH) service carrying a package of TV Channels for inland subscribers.

Addressing a function organized by newly launched sindhi newspaper Khabroon, he said, all out efforts were in-hand to promote media with special emphasis on the electronic media.

Already, he said two private TV channels had been allowed to lance DTH service and PTV would soon be joining them in field.

He said PTV would launch new service with a minimal staff comprising personnel.He congratulated the Chief Executive Group of Liberty press Zia Shahid for launch of newspaper in Sindhi language and hoped this would prove to be healthy addition to positively promote the grievance of the people of the province.

He said despite hectic efforts the grip of Waderas was strong and that could be released through a strong press.

Minister of Industrries and Production Liaqat Ali Jatoi, Minister for Food and Agriculture Sardar Yar Muhammad Rind, Chief of Siraiki Party Taj Muhammad Langah and General Secretary All Pakistan Akhbar Farosh Union Tikka Khan also spoke on the occasion.
Source: The Nation
Date:1/1/2004