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Federal Cabinet likely to appoint new chairman PTV Board of directors


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

17th Nov, 2020. 12:04 pm
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Prime Minister Imran Khan will chair the federal cabinet meeting today in the federal capital Islamabad. The cabinet is likely to appoint a new chairman of the Pakistan Television Corporation (PTVC) Board of Directors.

According to the details, The federal cabinet will discuss a 14-point agenda including the appointment of chairperson and members of the National Commission on Human Rights (NCHR) in its meeting.

In addition to this, the cabinet meeting will discuss the appointment of Chairman Islamabad Wildlife Management Board (WMB), Ministry of Climate Change, the appointment of chairperson and the members of the National Commission on Human Rights, notification of members of Press Council of Pakistan, Reconstitution of PTVC Board of Directors, Conferment of Powers under Section 8(2) of the Covid-19 (Prevention of smuggling) Ordinance, 2020 and Selection procedure of Chief Executive in key public sector Enterprises in the meeting.

The cabinet will also discuss the appointment of Chairman of the National Medical and Dental Academic Board under the Pakistan Medical Commission Act, 2020, approval for constitution of the National Medical Authority under the Pakistan Medical Commission Act, 2020, and streamlining of visa regime.

The cabinet is likely to appoint a new chairman of the Pakistan Television Corporation (PTVC) Board of Directors. It is pertinent to mention here that on 17th Sept 2020, the Islamabad High Court, while setting aside the appointments of PTVC chairman and other private sector board members, had directed the federal government to nominate members for the PTVC Board in accordance with the law within six months while observing the requirements of the Rules of 2013 and the Companies Act, 2017.

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