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CCP recommends PMDC, NCH and Pemra to frame guidelines curbing deceptive marketing practices

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The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has recommended Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC), National Council for Homeopathy (NCH), and Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to chalk out guidelines regarding the advertisements/marketing practices by medicinal and healthcare service providers to check deceptive marketing practices. In an order issued by the CCP here on Thursday, […]

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CCP issues interim order against deceptive TV commercial

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has issued an interim order directing a homeopathic doctor in Lahore to immediately stop his deceptive TV commercial being aired on various channels making absolute claims to treat various diseases. According to the CCP’s statement issued here on Friday, they initiated an inquiry against Al-Haaj Dr Mian Liaquat […]

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CPNE, APNS say CCP action ‘arbitrary, unreasonable’

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THE President of the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE), Mujeebur Rehman Shami, and the President of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS), Hameed Haroon have deplored the coercive actions initiated by the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP), against the Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA). They have strongly questioned whether these actions constitute “reasonable” measures. They […]

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Inspection of PBA office: CCP explains action

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The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP), in exercise of its powers under Section 34 of the Competition Act, 2010, yesterday, carried out an inspection of the premises of Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA) located in Karachi. CCP decided to conduct the inspection after evaluating prima facie documentary evidence, including rules and regulations of PBA, suggesting that […]

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CCP raids PBA office, confiscates record

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Islamabad: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) on Tuesday raided the office of Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA) located at Karachi and confiscated relevant record to investigate alleged cartelization among media houses. Sources told Business Recorder here on Tuesday that a team of 6 to 7 officials of the CCP from Islamabad reached Karachi to conduct […]

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PBA condemns CCP action

Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA) strongly condemned the arbitrary action taken by Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) against PBA Tuesday in Karachi. The CCP officials entered the premises of PBA Secretariat and took away all the important original record/documents without assigning any reasonable grounds or by giving any prior information/warning. This action of the government is […]

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