ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Senate was informed that Pakistan Television (PTV) News has been completely converted into High Definition (HD) and Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate its HD transmission on August 4, 2021.
In the question hour in the Upper House of the Parliament on Wednesday, the Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhary Fawad Hussain told that in 2018, a PSDP-funded project titled as “Modernization of Camera and Production Equipment of PTVC” was approved with an estimated cost of Rs 555.59 million.
The information minister said that the project is successfully being executed by procuring equipment on a competitive bid basis and establishment of Letter of Credit (L/C).
The minister said that PTV Home and PTV Sports will also be converted into HD soon.
Fawad Chaudhry said that we have improved the performance of PTV over the last two years and we will completely make it profitable.
Meanwhile, the Senate unanimously passed the Enforcement of Women’s Property Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2021.
The bill was moved by the Minister for Science and Technology Senator Shibli Faraz.