PEMRA Issued A Directive For TV Channels To Implement Code Of Conduct For Coverage Of Elections

Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority has issued a directive for private TV channels to implement code of conduct for coverage of elections-2018.

The PEMRA spokesperson in a statement said, the channels must refrain from airing any derogatory remarks based on ethnicity, religion, age, sect or physical disability.

The regulatory authority has also warned the private news channels from airing any content against Pakistan's armed forces and judiciary.

The spokesperson also directed the TV channels to avoid airing statements which
Incite violence.

The regulatory body advised the private TV channels to uphold democratic values which strength democratic institutions.