ECP pre­par­ing to re­strict me­dia dur­ing elec­tions

The Pak Banker - - COMPANIES/BOSS -

Elec­tion Com­mis­sion of Pak­istan (ECP) has fi­nal­ized the prepa­ra­tion to re­strict the me­dia dur­ing the forth­com­ing gen­eral elec­tions.

Un­der the code of con­duct, the ECP wanted to bind the me­dia to only broad­cast of­fi­cial re­sults of the elec­tions. How­ever, Press Coun­cil of Pak­istan has re­jected the code of con­duct for­mu­lated by the ECP. The code of con­duct also fo­cused on giv­ing equal cov­er­age to all the po­lit­i­cal par­ties tak­ing part in the elec­tions and made the PEMRA re­spon­si­ble to mon­i­tor it.

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