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PBA Condemns Suspension of 24 News Channel’s Licence

KARACHI: The Pakistan Broadcasting Association has strongly condemned the suspension of 24 News Channel’s Licence by the PEMRA.

The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) Thursday suspended the satellite TV channel licence of Central Media Network Pvt. (Value TV illegally using name as 24 News) with immediate effect.

A Pemra statement said Value TV, illegally using name as 24 News, was issued a licence for entertainment but it was persistently airing news and current affairs in continuous violation of the laws.

The PBA in its statement said that the PEMRA has put the future of workers working at 24 News at stake by revoking its licence.