Prime Minister Wants To See PTV As Efficient, Independent State Broadcaster Like BBC: MD


The Managing Director PTV Arshad Khan has stated that PTV has heavily suffered due to mismanagement, nepotism, corruption and external interference and such practices will not be allowed to continue anymore
ISLAMABAD (WebPaki / Pakistan News / NNI – 26th February, 2019) The Managing Director ptv Arshad Khan has stated that PTV has heavily suffered due to mismanagement, nepotism, corruption and external interference and such practices will not be allowed to continue anymore.He reiterated that PTV is a national asset and it is here to stay to defend the ideological boundaries of Pakistan.In line with the vision of the present government led by Prime Minister Imran Khan, PTV board and the Management are addressing these critical issues and have initiated the process of PTV’s revamping, MD said.The Prime Minister wants to see PTV as an efficient and independent state broadcaster like BBC and to be a public service organization that could instil hope and positivity in the society at large, “We are committed to that agenda”, Arshad added.

He further stressed that all conspiracies by the forces of status quo to close or sell PTV will be thwarted with full force.

He reiterated that PTV’s actual asset is its employees and they will not allow anyone to misuse them for any hidden agenda.The current management is fully aware of the modern day challenges and realises the importance of PTV’s revamping to become an efficient national organization, Arshad said.Arshad Khan stated that PTV has been a source of pride for all Pakistanis for it being the custodian of ideology of Pakistan and a binding force for the entire nation.

He added that very soon the viewers will see a more dynamic, upbeat and nationally representative PTV. NNI