PEMRA refutes baseless allegation of satellite channel

ISLAMABAD: Acting Chairman Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Dr Abdul Jabbar Wednesday strongly refuted the allegations of a private satellite channel regarding blocking of its sports channel.In a statement issued here Dr Jabbar,he said: “Geo TV is levelling baseless allegations against the government and the PEMRA regarding blocking of its Geo Super channel.”He said that neither PEMRA nor the government has any role in blocking its transmission.Dr Abdul Jabbar said that as per law and the permission the channel has to uplink from Dubai not from Pakistan.“PEMRA has no technology to block the channel from satellites”,he said adding it is all malicious and baseless propaganda to malign the government and PEMRA and to deceive honourable apex court. – APP