Islamabad: Secretary Information and Broadcasting Dr. Nazir Saeed has said Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority is working on media code of conduct.
A meeting of National Assembly’s standing committee on Information and Broadcasting was held in Islamabad Tuesday chaired by its chairperson Marvi Memon.
Apprising the committee, Dr. Nazir said if media houses themselves work on formulation of code of conduct, it will make its implementation easier.
The committee finalized the 10-member legal taskforce and four to six months’ time frame is given to conclude its recommendations regarding media laws.
The committee advised the taskforce to keep constitution, national integrity, national interest and freedom of expression as important elements while recommending laws.
The committee gave heritage, electronic, print, broadcasting, copyright, classical media, below the line advertising, journalists and any other media related laws to the taskforce for the review.
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