Committee formed to probe PTV fire incident
Federal Secretary Information Sardar Ahmed Nawaz Sukhera on the directives of Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb Friday constituted a fact finding committee to probe the fire incident that struck Pakistan Television (PTV) in Peshawar.
Secretary Information along with Deputy Managing Director Zahoor Ahmad Barlas, Director and Controller Engineering PTV paid an emergency visit to the PTV Peshawar centre to ascertain the reason behind the fire incident and to fix the responsibilities.
The secretary during his visit to the PTV Peshawar studios reviewed the damages caused to the equipment. He directed the PTV administration to expedite the rehabilitation work.
Talking to media, Sardar Ahmed Nawaz Sukhera said that the fact finding committee will soon present its report about the inferno incident in PTV Peshawar Centre. He said that no effort would be spared to repair the damaged equipment.
The secretary Information appreciated the timely action by the PTV Peshawar management and its employees that saved expensive equipment from being damaged.
He also appreciated the performance of the PTV officials, engineers, technicians and anchors for ensuring continued uninterrupted transmission without any interruption.