GEO Tv Network license suspended. GEO News, GEO Entertainment, Geo Tez License Suspended by Pakistan Electronic Media Regulation Authority (PEMRA).
PEMRA ordered GEO TV, GEO NEWS, GEO ENTERTAINMENT and GEO TEZ offices to be sealed now. Pakistan Electronic Media Regulation Authority (PEMRA) Board decides that GEO TV Network license be canceled, & GEO NEWS, GEO TAIZ & GEO ENTERTAINMENT be closed.
PEMRA Next Meeting held on 28th May. Due to Geo TV Blasphemy in Morning Show Utho Jago Pakistan. Utho Jago Pakistan Host Dr. Shaista Lodhi attempted the Blasphemy in Morning Show. Geo suspension is to stay in effect until May 28 meeting. PEMRA has received more than 5000+ complaints against the GEO TV channels.
Geo channels now off-air country wide areas starting PEMRA also order to cable operators stop the broadcasting geo tv channels in cable’s.
Mian Shams also said that Mir Shakil ur Rehman tried to lure PEMRA members and also telephoned him, which wasn’t responded.
Israr Abbasi said that quorum of PEMRA body requires one-third majority of the members, and the members present at the meeting unanimously decided to suspend the licenses.
He told that PEMRA has also written to the Ministry of Interior for security clearance of 4 licenses of Geo TV Network.