Speaker National Assembly rejects Pervaiz Rashid stance over PTV

ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq has rejected the stance of Pervaiz Rashid regarding the coverage of PTV saying that he does not have any authority regarding live coverage of National Assembly proceeding on Pakistan Television.


While talking to a private news channel, Ayaz made it clear that he does not have any interference in live broadcast of NA session on PTV while it is the own choice of government to air the proceeding on PTV.


He further added that PTV is not his subsidiary institution and the decision of live coverage is taken by Ministry of information.


Pervaiz Rashid had been asked to provide equipment for live coverage of NA proceeding but he did not respond yet.


On the other hand, Federal Minister for Information said that proceeding of National Assembly can be broadcasted live over the directives of Speaker National Assembly