Islamabad, May 21, 2014 (PPI-OT): The meeting to review the Code of Conduct of electronic media and devising an effective implementation mechanism was held under the chairmanship of Mr. Irfan Siddique, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on National Affairs here today.
The meeting was attended by Mr. Shakeel Masood, Chairman, Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA), Mr. M. Aslam Kazi, Secretary General, (PBA), Barrister Zaferullah Khan, Secretary Law and Mr. Mohammad Azam, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage.
During the meeting a proposal regarding constitution of a Media Complaint Commission for effective implementation mechanism of Code of Conduct for electronic media was deliberated upon. After detailed discussions it was decided that PBA will share this proposal with its board and come up with a final recommendation. It was also agreed that this proposal and other related matters will be discussed in the meeting of the Committee early next week.
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