CHAIRMAN

Muhammad Saleem Baig

Chairman PEMRA, Muhammad Saleem is a RAVIAN and studied Political Science in Government College Lahore. During his stay in Government College, besides studies, he was active in literary and extracurricular activities. Remained President of Student Union as well as of Debating Club, won several medals and shields in various inter college competitions and National level. After attaining Masters Degree, he qualified competitive exam of Pakistan and joined Information Service Group of Pakistan. In MOIB, he has the honour to serve with several Prime Ministers of Pakistan including the late Benazir Bhutto as well as several Federal Ministers. During his service in the MOIB, he served as Director General (Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation), Director General (DEMP) and remained Principal Information Officer (PIO) twice. In the year 2018, he was appointed as Chairman of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) through a transparent competition and his selection as Chairman, PEMRA was validated by the Honorable Supreme Court of Pakistan. He has great passion for history and political science. He is an avid reader having a huge collection of books in his personal library. In his collection you would find some of the very rare books which have been collected from various parts of the country as well as from abroad.

CONTACT DETAILS

Designation

Phone Number

Email-address

Chairman

0092-51-9107101-02

Fax: 0092-51-9107104

chairman@pemra.gov.pk

Executive Member

0092-51-9107110

Fax: 0092-51-9107107

exec_member@pemra.gov.pk

Director General Operations - Broadcast

0092-51-9107130

dg-ops-b@pemra.gov.pk

Director General Operations - Distributions

0092-51-9107333

dg-ops-d@pemra.gov.pk

Director General Administration

0092-51-9107122

dg.admn@pemra.gov.pk

Director General Licencing - Broadcast

0092-51-9107117

dg.lic-b@pemra.gov.pk

Director General Licencing - Distributions

0092-51-9107132

dg.lic-d@pemra.gov.pk

Director General Policy

0092-51-9107114

dg-pp@pemra.gov.pk

Director General Technical

0092-51-9107125

tech@pemra.gov.pk

Director General Monitoring

0092-51-9107344

dg.mnt@pemra.gov.pk

Director General Finance

0092-51-9107332

dg.fin@pemra.gov.pk

Director General HR

0092-51-9107130

dg.hr@pemra.gov.pk

Director General Media & PR

0092-51-9107128

info@pemra.gov.pk

Secretary to Authority

0092-51-9107132

secy@pemra.gov.pk

General Manager Legal

0092-51-9107119

gm.legal@pemra.gov.pk

INTRODUCTION

PEMRA has been established under PEMRA Ordinance 2002 to facilitate and regulate the private electronic media. It has mandate to improve the standards of information, education and entertainment and to enlarge the choice available to the people of Pakistan Including news, current affairs, religious knowledge, art and culture as well as science and technology.

MISSION

To facilitate and promote a free, fair and independent electronic media in Pakistan, and to ensure diversity and plurality, empowering audience and enhancing the maximum outreach of electronic media to the nooks and corners of country thus offering healthy education, information and entertainment to masses.

VISION

To evolve and promote a dynamic, objective and responsible electronic media free from influences and biases that uphold national integrity, sovereignty, ensure transparency, equity, accountability and fair play, promotes equality, cultural diversity, freedom and provide access to information.

FUNCTIONS AND SERVICES

The Authority is responsible for facilitating and regulating the establishment and operation of all broadcast media and distribution services in Pakistan established for the purpose of international, national, provincial, district, and local or special target audiences.

SUB-OFFICES/REFIONAL OFFICES

i.    Regional Office, Islamabad
ii.   Regional Office, Lahore
iii.  Regional Office, Gujranwala
iv.  Regional Office, Multan
v.   Regional Office, Faisalabad
vi.  Regional Office, Balochistan
vii. Regional Office, Karachi
viii.Regional Office, Hyderabad
ix. Regional Office, Sukkur
x.  Regional Office, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (North)
xi. Regional Office, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (South)
xii. Regional Office, Gilgit Baltistan
xiii.Regional Office, AJK
xiv. Sub Office, Sargodha