Govt delays leasing out Radio Pakistan premises by one-month

[ 0 ] September 27, 2018

Govt delays leasing out Radio Pakistan premises by one-month

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led government has given one month’s time to the management of Radio Pakistan to table a plan to bring out the state-run broadcaster from the financial crisis it is currently facing.

The federal government had given directives t lease out Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation headquarters building in the federal capital.

However, the one month relief after a meeting held between Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry , Radio Pakistan management and representatives of employees union.
Employees of Radio Pakistan staged a protest demonstration outside the PCB headquarters and demanded that the government take back its decision otherwise they would lockdown the entire building.

Talking to The Express Tribune an official privy to the development said that the government’s plan to lease out the building is still in place.

He added that the process of compiling a feasibility report on shifting the PCB building to Pakistan Broadcasting Academy (PBA) has been halted by the Radio Pakistan’s internal staff.

Meanwhile, a notification has been issued by the PBC, stating that shifting of the Radio Pakistan headquarters “may please be treated as withdrawn”.

Later on, Federal State Minister for Parliamentary affairs Ali Muhammad Khan told the protesters that “for the time being the government has taken back its decision of leasing out the Radio Pakistan building”.

He said that Radio Pakistan is a much valued institution which played a key role during 1965 war in motivating Pakistani troops.
Khan made it clear that the federal minister for information has asked the Radio Pakistan management for valuable suggestions to improve its performance by November 1.

He further assured them that Fawad Chaudhry would not take any such step without talking Radio Pakistan employees in to confidence.

The Express Tribune

Related Stories

The News International: Decision to lease out state-run radio building withdrawn

Tags: , , ,

Category: News | خبریں

burberry pas cher burberry soldes longchamp pas cher longchamp pas cher polo ralph lauren pas cher nike tn pas cher nike tn nike tn pas cher air max 90 pas cher air max pas cher roshe run pas cher nike huarache pas cher nike tn pas cher louboutin pas cher louboutin soldes mbt pas cher mbt pas cher hermes pas cher hollister pas cher hollister paris herve leger pas cher michael kors pas cher remy hair extensions clip in hair extensions mbt outlet vanessa bruno pas cher vanessa bruno pas cher vanessa bruno pas cher ralph lauren pas cher