A parliamentary committee on Friday took notice of the Press Information Department’s (PID) media advertisement on a matter related to the Panama Leaks.
According to a press release issued by the media office of Senate Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting, a meeting of the committee has been called in on May 09 at PTV headquarters in which the federal government’s decision of banning Ashir Azeem’s film Maalik in the country is also part of the agenda.
When contacted, chairman of the committee Senator Kamil Ali Agha, who represents Pakistan Muslim League-Q (PML-Q), told Business Recorder that the committee took a ‘suo motu’ notice of the PID’s media advertisement from the public money for political purposes.
“The committee took a suo motu notice of the advertisements and more discussions will be held at a meeting on May 09,” he added.
According to the press release, the committee would also take up the issue of banning film Maalik, Right to Information Bill, the issue of employees of BOL TV and matters related to Lok Virsa.
Source: Business Recorder