Pak Senate body recommends ban on Indian television channels

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Islamabad, Mar.16 (ANI): The Pakistan Senate Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting has proposed a ban on Indian television channels in the country.

The committee, which had proposed such a ban earlier also, has asked cable operators not to air Indian television channels and dramas.

Committee member Senator Tariq Azeem said that he had twice adopted resolutions recommending a ban on Indian TV channels, however, the resolutions had not been implemented, The Daily Times reports.

Senator Ghulam Ali said the matter would be raised in the Upper House if the ban was not imposed soon.

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Qamar Zaman Kaira said that the committee headed by Justice Fakharruddin Ibrahim is working on the preparation of proposals for the media code of conduct, and would present its proposal within a few days to the ministry for further action. (ANI)

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