ECP directs PEMRA to issue notices to channels airing abusive political ads

Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Thursday has directed Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to issue show cause notices to media channels telecasting political parties’ advertisements violating the code of ethics.

According to an official message, PEMRA officials briefed Chief Election Commissioner Justice (R) Sardar Muhammad Raza regarding the matter.

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Chief Election Commissioner said that political parties’ election campaign commercials have been depicted on various satellite television channels containing abusive and foul language against the opponents. He ordered PEMRA representatives to take action according to authority’s rules and issue show cause notices to such channels.

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