‘Left No Chance To Control…’: PPP Slams Imran Khan’s Comment On ‘media Freedom’ | World …

The Pakistan PM claimed on Friday that his authorities was the primary to provide ‘full freedom’ to the nationwide media.

PUBLISHED ON SEP 26, 2021 03:56 PM IST

The opposition Pakistan Peoples Social gathering (PPP) ridiculed Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan’s feedback on media freedom within the nation, after he described his Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)-led authorities as the primary ruling dispensation below which the media was “utterly unbiased.” In a press release, PPP chief Shazia Marri stated that the ruling occasion, below the cricketer-turned politician, has left “no likelihood” in controlling the nationwide media.

“The nation is fed up with the surprising and nonsense statements of the elected prime minister,” Marri stated in a press release on Saturday, a day after Khan’s feedback at an occasion in Islamabad. “The PM fooled Pakistanis by telling lies ceaselessly and is now making folks cry over document inflation and joblessness. There's anguish over the rising price of unemployment and the hike in costs of day-to-day gadgets within the three years because the PTI has been in energy,” she additional stated.

On Friday, talking on the launch of the Digital Media Improvement Programme, Khan claimed that in his tenure, 70 per cent of media content material was towards his authorities. “We're not affected by the free judiciary and free media as our administration is just not corrupt and never breaking any legal guidelines in any respect,” he was quoted as saying by Daybreak.

The Pakistan prime minister additionally stated that the extent to which the media loved freedom below him might be gauged by the variety of channels which might be “anti-government” and “pro-government” since 2018,

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