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Govt notifies Saleem Baig as new Pemra chairman

ISLAMABAD: Muhammad Saleem Baig, senior officer and principal information officer, has been appointed as chairman of Pakistan Electronic and Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra). A notification has also been issued by the Ministry of Information in this regard. The Supreme Court had directed the federal government on Wednesday to issue a notification of Saleem Baig as chairman PEMRA within two days. Attorney General for Pakistan Khalid Jawed informed a three-member bench, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, that the…

SC orders appointment of PEMRA chairman within two days

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday issued a notice to the government to appoint Mirza Saleem Baig as chairman of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) within two days. Chief Justice Saqib Nisar took up the hearing of a case pertaining to the appointment of chairman PEMRA on Wednesday. During the course of hearing, anchors of private media outlets raised objection that Saleem Baig does not meet the requirement of the qualification for the top post. The apex court had constituted a…