Islamabad—Director General Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation Khurshid Malik has directed engineering wing to accelerate work on installation of transmitters in different parts of the country to make signals of transmission stronger and clearer.
Chairing a meeting at National Broadcasting House, he said role of Radio Pakistan has become all the more important in prevailing situation faced by the country. Besides further improvement in contents, there is dire need to make signals stronger to extend reach of Radio Pakistan.
He asked the Engineering Wing to speed up work on installation of 100 KW short wave transmitter in Landhi, Karachi and 100 KW medium wave transmitter in Larkana and complete these projects at the earliest. It was also decided on the direction of Director General to enhance operating power of 100 KW medium wave transmitter in Multan to extend coverage in Southern Punjab with immediate effect.
100 KW transmitters in Lahore, Quetta, and Mirpur will also be run on optimum level in order to counter cross-border propaganda. Pace of work on installation of FM transmitters for Sautul Quran Channel in Multan, Bannu, Gwadar, Sibbi, Gilgit, and Skardu is also being accelerated for early transmission.
Old FM-101 transmitter installed at Kalar Kahar is being replaced by new one for effective transmission on motorway. Besides, a new transmitter is being installed at Thandiani in Abbottabad for effective coverage of Hazara Division and CPEC route.