Shoaib Akhtar slams PTV’s decision to take him off the air

Shoaib Akhtar slams PTV's decision to take him off the air-Social Pakora

The investigative team looking into the matter of Shoaib Akhtar. A former Pakistan cricket team fast bowler. And PTV Sports broadcaster Dr. Noman Niaz has decided to pull both off the air till the probe is over.

The two will not appear on any PTV programme until the investigation is done. And the facts of the occurrence are carefully assessed. According to Pakistan Television management.

Shoaib Akhtar mocked PTV’s decision on Twitter and Instagram. Retweeting the PTV press release and writing, “I resigned in front of 220 million Pakistanis and billions around the world.”Is PTV a brainwashing channel? Who are these people who want to take me off the air?

Following this, PTV issued another statement on social media claiming that Dr. Noman Niaz and Shoaib Akhtar have legitimate employment. And contract agreements with Pakistan Television, respectively. Cancellation is not easy; it necessitates a legal process of employment and contract termination. Contract termination cannot be done unilaterally.

Dr. Nauman’s pre-match programme was not broadcast earlier on Thursday evening. Prompting conflicting allegations in the Pakistani media that the inquiry committee had recommended that Dr. Nauman Niaz be taken off the air.

PTV Sports, on the other hand, broadcasted a post-match programme between Australia and Sri Lanka. England’s David Gower and female cricketer Sana Mir hosted the occasion.

According To Sources

Dr. Noman Niaz met with Federal Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry. And the Managing Director of PTV at Fawad Chaudhry’s house on Thursday night. Shoaib Akhtar, a former Pakistan cricket team fast bowler. Refused to appear before a committee set up to investigate the incident involving PTV Sports broadcaster Dr. Noman Niaz earlier on Thursday. This committee was formed on the orders of Fawad Chaudhry, the Federal Minister of Information. Shoaib Akhtar also told BBC Urdu that he was requested to testify before the committee. But he declined because a full video of the incident exists. Which can be viewed to make an informed decision.

It may be noted that on Tuesday night, during a live broadcast of the T20 World Cup on PTV Sports. There was a disagreement between host Dr. Noman Niaz and fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar, which sparked widespread outrage and discomfort. Shoaib Akhtar was asked to leave the show by Dr. Nauman Niaz because he was being nasty. Both are embroiled in a heated argument during a live broadcast.

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