PTV fires back at ARY over PSL broadcast rights claim

Pakistan Television (PTV) has refuted private broadcaster ARY’s claims over the acquisition of Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) broadcasting rights.

A spokesperson for the PTV said that Pakistan Television was a national broadcaster that operated within its limits.

According to him, the ARY’s offer for PTV Sports was unacceptable and was rejected accordingly.

The Ministry of Information had informed the relevant standing committee about its efforts to acquire broadcast rights of the PSL 9, the spokesperson said.

The panel had appreciated the efforts of PTV and the Ministry of Information in this regard, he added.

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The spokesperson went on to add that there was no discussion regarding the ARY in the Senate’s Standing Committee meeting on Information and Broadcasting.

In this regard, the allegations leveled by ARY had no basis, the spokesperson said.


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