Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf spokesperson Shireen Mazari said that Geo has taken foreign funds for their almost every program to increase the agenda of foreign country as there are evidence of Geo foreign funding. PTI spokesperson said that it has also revealed in the media commission report of Supreme Court and there is also a statement of PEMRA’S Chairman Chaudhry Rasheed Ahmed in the commission report, however Geo has tried their best to hide this report.
Shireen Mazari said according to the statements of PEMRA Officials, Geo has received 20 Million Pounds for Geo program “Zara Sochiye” and 1 Million for “Aman ki Asha” from Indian NGO & America. Geo has also protested on this revelations but members of commission and Former Federal Minister for Information Javed Jabbar stayed with the reports and information against the Geo. According to the Shireen Mazari, the documentations which have been submitted by the Jung Group in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting reveal that Geo has been receiving 80 to 90 dollars annually from the foreign office or Voice of America in order to broadcast the documentary programs and transmissions of Voice of America.
It has revealed that Aman Ki Asha program was being funded by a Norwegian NGO “Friends without Borders” as this funding led to Indian sponsors including the Indian state television namely Doordarshan. In a reply to a question, Shireen Mazari said that Geo is asking for answers to Imran Khan for removing their allegations while Geo has also tried to buy PEMRA’s members which have also been disclosed. Geo is playing a conspiracy against Pakistan with the foreign countries to make it unstable and now it is a responsibility of Government to safe their country from these violations.