The Ministry of Information has issued a notification on Thursday regarding the appointment of Mirza Saleem Baig as chairman of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra).

According to the notification, he has been appointed to the post for the next four years on contract basis.

The Ministry of information issued the notification after the Supreme Court orders in this regard.

The SC order came as a three-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar.

Chief Justice had remarked that they did not want to get into the issue and noted that the search committee had nominated Baig for the post of PEMRA chairman.

President Mamnoon Hussain approved a summary of Baig’s appointment to the last month.