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Pakistan Television Corporation (PTVC) is a government owned public limited company, which runs the operations of Pakistan Television (PTV) Network consisting of PTV News, PTV Home, PTV Sports, PTV World, PTV Global, PTV National, etc. PTV was launched in November 1964 by the government of Pakistan with cooperation of Japanese Nippon Electric Company and Britain’s Thomas Television International. In 1965, operations of the TV were handed over to the Television Promoters Limited, a private limited company jointly run by the Japanese Nippon Electric Company and Britain’s Thomas Television International. The government of Pakistan owned greater number of shares of this private company than the other two private companies. On May 29, 1967, PTVC was established under the Company’s Act of 1913 and took over Television Promoters Limited. At present, a Managing Director, appointed by the federal government, manages the operations of the Corporation. A10-member board of directors, appointed by the Federal Government, looks after policy matters of the Corporation.

Key facts

Mother Company

Government of Pakistan

Business Form

State-owned

Legal Form

Public Corporation

Business Sectors

TV Broadcasting

Ownership

Individual Owner

Media Outlets
Other Media Outlets

Other TV Outlets

PTV News

Facts

Media Business

Recording & TV Broadcasting

Shalimar Recording & Broadcasting Corporation Ltd.

General Information

Founding Year

1967

Affiliated Interests Founder

Government of Pakistan

Employees

6000

Contact

PTV Headquarter, Constitution Avenue, Islamabad

Tel.: +92 51 9208651-5, 9203062-5

Website: www.ptv.com.pk/ptvCorporate

Financial Information

Revenue (Financial Data/ Optional)

USD 83.64 Million / PKR 9,191.3 Billion (2017-18)

Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

USD -3.96 Million / PKR -435.45 Million (2017-18)

Advertising (in % of total funding)

USD 16.3 Million / PKR 1,792.9 Billion (2017-18)

Management

Executive Board

Managing Director

Public Official

Further Information

Data Publicly Available

ownership data is easily available from other sources, e. g. public registries etc.

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Meta Data

An information request about revenue and profits was sent to PTV on 15.01.2019 but nothing has been heard. As a result of a follow-up complaint to the RTI Commission submitted on 04.03.2019, PTV officials contacted the MOM team through the phone and inquired about the requester and reasons for the information. However, still no official information was provided. Data about the revenue, profit/loss and advertisement is about fiscal year 2017-18 and has been taken from the news reports.

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