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PBC and PTV will be made autonomous

The promise is part of the PTI's plan to ensure freedom of press.
Published October 29, 2018

To ensure freedom of the press, the PTI states in its manifesto that "PBC and PTV will be made autonomous with their own Board of Governors similar to the BBC model."

Source: PTI Manifesto 2018

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