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50 years ago today: Pakistan launches first TV channel... please give me the news i can use... 60 years of so Ayoub khan borrowed money from the bank and now his family is billionaire... now that is a news
Pro government TV seeds were sown with the inauguration of PTV and Field Marshal Ayub Khan use to deliver monthly speech via Radio pakistan and PTV and continued to rule Pakistan. He forgot to look into his East arm(East Pakistan) and finally when he left it was all over and Yahya had to just fix the last nail in the coffin. Why celebrate the golden jubilee of PTV which was made by Ayub, for Ayub.
I was outside the TV station that day and watched on mounted TV monitors as Ayub Khan inaugurated the station. It was a momentous event.
It is amazing to note that first "Dictator" Ayub Khan introduced television in Pakistan and last "Dictator" Pervez Musharraf introduced free electronic media (independent tv channels) in Pakistan
IN FIFTY YEARS PAKISTAN PROGRESS IN THE FIELD OF ELECTRONIC MEDIA WAS ASTRONOMICAL. WHY SAME RESULTS WERE NOT ACHIEVED IN OTHER SECTORS, LIKE INDUSTRILAZATION, EDUCATION, HEALTH AND ENERGY. ARE WE NOT WHO LOVE LEISURE MUCH SITTING BEFORE TV ON SOFA? WHEN THERE IS A WILL THERE IS A WAY.
PTV was Pakistan was just like Armstrong's landing on the moon. The people who were the pioneer's of PTV should be thanked on the 50th year of the PTV. Starting from Aslam Azhar, Muslehuddin, Zafar Samdani, Tariq Aziz, Agha Ghazanfar, Fazal Kamal, Zubair , Shoaib Hashmi, Zia Muhyuddin and so many others. They worked day & night to make it happen. Thank you. Congratulations PTV.
@khanm now that from you i would call height of pessimism.
Thank you Azhar Lodhi, thank you Saloni, thank you Zia Mohiuddin, thank you Bacchon ki duniya, thank you Khuda ki basti.
Ayub Khan put in a lot of roads, and lot of industries, Jute, Cotton, Cement, Steel. He did a lot for Pakistan(both East and West).
And thank you Yahya Khan, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, and Sheikh Mujib for cutting the last remaining strings of attachments between East and West PakistanS.
Bangladesh couldn't have done it without you three!!
AND I Thank Allah for the introduction to the aforementioned few and all those who werent mentioned here for lack of memory or experience.
Two recurrent questions are:
Did Pakistanis do enough for Pakistan?
Did Bangladeshi do enough for Bangladesh?
Since inception and so far.
That relationship between East Pakistan and West Pakistan was untenable at best.
just in case there be wanderers wondering through the "Forests of Bull and Memory", trying to guess what Infinite Regress may look like from the data-boundaries of 60-50-43-20-15-10 years back or so.
Data "Out of Phase" is not data, it is at best the stuff CONSTRUCTS meant for knaves to twist the fools any which way.
Blood has to be paid for before data becomes reliable again.
Lets sweat:) Yes again!:)
Now, you have jailed the owner of a TV channel...
the rest of it is Anthropology, and it is private comprehension.
@Vish1 who was running his media house for personal gains and stepping over the countries image and dignity.
@khanm, It appears that you have got more news about Pakistanis. Since how long you have known these gentlemen?