PEMRA bill abolished black powers of Chairman PEMRA, Maryam Aurangzeb
Information Minister Maryam Aurangzeb re-introduced the PEMRA Amendment Bill in the Senate today, saying the bill was deliberately made controversial without being read.
Federal Information Minister Maryam Aurangzeb once again submitted the PEMRA amendment bill in the Senate meeting.
Speaking in the Senate, the Federal Minister said that various journalistic organizations were consulted on the bill, the minimum salary for journalists has also been determined in this bill, which organization will not make payments in 2 months, the government has not advertised it. , the bill was deliberately made controversial without being read.
Maryam Aurangzeb said that this bill has been approved by the National Assembly, the bill came to the Senate and then it went to the Standing Committee, and in the committee meeting there was an opinion that the appointment of Chairman PEMRA should be done by Parliament. Granted, the amendments did not come in the committee meeting, but I was criticized on social media. .
The Senate passed the bill clause by clause.
Speaking to the media outside Parliament
Speaking to the media outside the Parliament House, Information Minister Maryam Aurangzeb said that in the Pemra Bill, the black powers of the Chairman Pemra were abolished, misinformation and disinformation were interpreted in the bill, and it was also said that wherever there is a case, there will be a petition. .
Maryam Aurangzeb said that Pemran worked for 12 months on the amendment bill, brought the institutions under the law, but it was said that this black law is against the workers. It was said that journalists will be strangled in the caretaker government.
The federal minister said that I have been called 10, 10 times asking if the news is true, will these people spread disinformation, I will present this bill for the workers in the Senate today.