Cable Operators went on strike for 24 hours

The Cable Operators Association (CAP) went on strike all across country for 24-hour strike since 12:00 pm Saturday in protest against the raids carried out by Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra), it is reported.Cricket fans who want to see the cricket match between Australia and Pakistan
According to announcement, all the independent television channels to remain shut on cable throughout country including Geo News, Geo Entertainment and Geo Super during the strike.
This was announced at a press conference, which was called in emergency by officials of CAP here in the evening.Chairman of the association, Khalid Arain told press conference that upon the complaints lodged by Geo Television Network, the cable operators across country are facing raids by officials from Pemra.
He said although the association and the said television network have not inked any agreement even then Pemra officials have launched crackdowns at offices of cable operators, adding that technical equipments and electronic systems have also been seized during the raids.Also, the association threatened to extend duration of strike if the seized equipments were not returned soon

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