PTV Director - Female Anchors harassment case resolved

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PTV Director - Female Anchors harassment case resolved

ISLAMABAD: PTV’s director current affairs, accused in a harassment case, and two female anchorpersons, who levelled the charges against him, resumed their duties after meeting with State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb and PTV chairperson Ataul Haq Qasmi.

The PTV management also renewed the contracts of the two anchors, Tanzeela Mazhar and Yashfeen Jamal, who had accused PTV’s Director Current Affairs Agha Masood Shorish of harassment during and after working hours. The contract of both the anchors had expired in December and January, respectively.

According to sources, PTV’s top management and the minister somehow avoided a potential public outcry and severe criticism by lawmakers.