QUETTA - The Council of Complaints Balochistan in its 32nd meeting held yesterday with Prof Agha Muhammad Nasir in chiar at Pemra’s regional office Quetta recommended cancellation of three cable TV licences.

Those cable operators whose licences have been cancelled by the council include Jhandran Cable TV Network in District Kohlu, Hoshab Cable TV Network in District Kech and Raja Jee Cable TV Network in District Sibi.

Discussing a complaint against Hum TV for airing indecent content harming sentiments of the viewers, the council directed the channel to air apology. Council also recommended the authority to issue advice to all Satellite TV channels to strictly follow the code of conduct in order to avoid broadcast of unwanted contents. The council also recommended authority to strengthen and upgrade its existing monitoring setup.

Hearing the case of M/s Cottcool International (Pvt) Ltd about non-operation of FM 95.4 MHz from Ziarat, the council directed its CEO to immediately start transmission from Ziarat and clear all outstanding dues within one month failing which, proceedings shall be initiated as per Pemra laws.

Other council members including Dr Rasheeda Panezai, advocate Mir Attaullah Langove, Musa Khan Kakar and Rahat Ali (Regional general manager/sectary to the council) were also present.