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Pakistan's new government lifts political censorship of state media

IANS  |  Islamabad 

Pakistan's Information on Tuesday announced that the PTI government has lifted all political censorship in state-run outlets.

The tweeted that Television (PTV) and Radio will now enjoy complete editorial independence over the content they produce.

"As per vision of Imran Khan, PTI ended political censorship on PTV. Clear instructions issued for a complete editorial independence on PTV and Radio Drastic changes will be visible in the in coming 3 months," he wrote.

Newly-elected Prime and chief in his first public speech after the July 25 election, had promised wide-ranging reforms in government institutions with a view to making them independent and free from political corruption.

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First Published: Tue, August 21 2018. 19:14 IST
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