November 17, 2017
ISLAMABAD – Electronic media regulator PEMRA Friday fined BOL News Rs100,000 and directed the channel to air an apology for airing derogatory comments about the Pakistani passport.
The comments aired in the program HQ Debate, hosted by Hamza Abbasi on September 5, a PEMRA media release said.
PEMRA has given BOL a statement of apology that it is required to air.
The fine must be paid within three weeks, the release said.
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