The federal government has decided to appoint Arshad Khan as Managing Director of Pakistan Television’s board of governors.
The decision was announced by Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry after a meeting of the federal cabinet in Islamabad today.
Arshad who has brought with him vast experience of telecom sector will replace Atta-ul-Haq Qasmi.
Arshad has previously served as managing director of the Pakistan Television in 2004. He has also served as the chief executive officer of Ufone.
The new managing director of state-run television is a telecom engineer with Master degree from USA and business diploma from UK.
Meanwhile, television channels reported that the Director General of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Maj. Gen Asif Ghafoor has been named on the PTV’s board of governors.
The new PTI government announced giving the state-run PTV and Radio Pakistan complete editorial freedom.
For decades, these outlets were used by successive governments for their own promotion.