Pharmaceutical industry A representation disseminated in any manner by any means, other than by labelling, for the purpose of inducing, or which is likely to induce, directly or indirectly, the purchase of drugs or devices.
In April, Justice Nisar had issued an order disallowing all electronic and print media organisations from featuring the pictures of political leaders in government-sponsored advertisements. He had issued these remarks while hearing a suo moto case pertaining to government's awarding of advertisements to media at nation's expense'.
Chaudhry was briefing the reporters over a meeting held in Islamabad with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair to discuss media related matters.The information minister said, 'We are ending the government's control on media advertisements and now, advertisements will be given to media groups on merit.'
Briefing a high-level meeting on media, chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan, Fawad Chaudhry said the previous governments used advertisements as a leverage to influence media and took political advantages.
class="MsoNormalAn internal audit on the expenditure of the NLC expressed concerns that the money paid to the MP for advertisements did not achieve the intended purpose some advertisements were not published and "there was no value for money." class="MsoNormalAuditors said that the advertisement did not provide a wide coverage, and that some items were published repeatedly, with money being paid each time.