The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) is a regulatory body established by Pakistan on 1 March 2002.
Functions of the Authority
The Authority is responsible for facilitating and regulating the establishment and operation of all private broadcast media and distribution services in Pakistan established for the purpose of international, national, provincial, district, and local or special target audiences.
Improve the standards of information, education, and entertainment.
Enlarge the choice available to the people of Pakistan in the media for news, current affairs, religious knowledge, art, culture, science, technology, economic development, social sector concerns, music, sports, drama, and other subjects of public and national interest.
Facilitate the devolution of responsibility and power to the grass roots by improving the access of the people to mass media at the local and community level.
Ensure accountability, transparency, and good governance by optimizing the free flow of information.
A word from the Chairman
Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has entered into 10th year of its existence. It is indeed a privilege to work for the organization which has done a tremendous service to the country for promotion of free media through induction of private sector in a big way on merit. The electronic media which once was in shackles of the government control is absolutely free paralleled with any other... Read More