The Managing Director of Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV) Arshad Khan has been removed from his post, sources at the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting informed Geo News on Thursday.
Sources add that Colonel (retd) Hassan Imad who is marketing head of PTV has been given charge of the state broadcaster. Hassan Imad already had also served as MD PTV before the appointment of Arshad Khan.
Earlier this month, Arshad Khan said that PTV would start making profits by June and the primary beneficiaries of this success would be employees.
In March, a Senate Standing Committee had stated that MD PTV’s appointment was against the law and the Supreme Court’s directives in the Ataul Haq Qasmi case.