An audio fragment of a conversation. allegedly between PML-N’s Maryam Nawaz Sharif and Pervaiz Rashid has been leaked, SAMAA TV reported.
They are talking about journalists who can be called “PML-N spokespersons” on the show. Report card which airs on Geo TV.
The discussion focuses on journalists who oppose the party and criticize its leadership.
It can be inferred that Maryam Nawaz is about to meet someone who is part of the channel’s management or has information about the internal workings of the channel. Rashid is telling Maryam what she should ask that person.
“They have a scorecard of the program [Report Card]. On that show, you know that there is a Hasan Nisar who insults us a lot, ”says Rashid.
Maryam Nawaz responds that Irshad Bhatti is now also part of the program.
They have also added Irshad Bhatti. You know he talks trash, ”says Rashid.
“Mazhar Abbas’s inclination is also against us. Include sarcasm and jokes. Sometimes he turns the discussion around to make fun of us. [PML-N]. “
Rashid regrets that there is no panelist on that show who can be called a spokesperson for PML-N. ”
Rashid adds that Hafeezullah Niazi was a person on that show who would treat Imran Khan the same way that Nisar and Bhatti treat PML-N.
“The way that [Nisar or Bhatti] abuse us, he used to do the same with Imran Khan. But now they took him off the program and even stopped his column. ”
To this, Maryam Nawaz says that she would ask the person why Niazi has been removed from the show.
“I would like to ask you to speak to this person and also to Mir Shakil,” says Rashid.
“First, let me know the inside story of this person,” says Maryam.
“If they do such an unbalanced program … There was a check on Imran Khan and they have removed him, but the dogs that bark at us have been added.” [to the show]”Rashid says.
Maryam called it total bias of the canal’s management.
Abbas, Bhatti, Nisar are panelists for the show, while Niazi has been a part of the show in the past.
At this point, there is some interruption in the audio and the topic changes to Maryam Nawaz giving instructions on the gifts to be sent to two journalists.
“The two baskets that Abbu jan brought from Azerbaijan which Kainat packed [last] night, one will be sent to Nusrat Javed, the other to Rana Jawwad. ”
Javed is a journalist who has been on talk shows on various news channels. Rana Jawwad is the news director for Geo TV.
Reactions to audio leakage
Mazhar Abbas tweeted about the audio leak saying that he is proud of his journalism and critical insight.
Thanks @SenPervaizRd < / a> Y @MaryamNSharif I am proud of my journalism and hold my comments as critical points of view. One should agree to disagree, but ‘zaban apni apni’. Kuda ka sukhar ha maa baap nay achi tarbeat ke ha. Just for the record, Pervaz is on your Report Card, not the Score Card.& mdash; Mazhar Abbas (@MazharAbbasGEO) January 4, 2022
The prime minister’s special assistant in political communication, Shehbaz Gill, tweeted that Maryam Nawaz first destroyed her father and his party, then claimed that two major media outlets were biased, now “strengthening” the independence of the media through their words.
Fortunately, someone answered. Someone called this wrong language and method. No one has considered it their responsibility to respond.
Both private channels have yet to send notices to Maryam about her allegations, nor have they asked her to explain or explain herself. He asks each and every one of you questions and asks why the Senate is in a position to do it. ; Dr. Shahbaz GiLL (@SHABAZGIL) January 4, 2022 blockquoter
Speaking to SAMAA TV, PMLN’s Talal Chaudhry asked about those responsible for the leak.
“Who is recording these audios? Who leaked them? These audios have been recorded by those who have this facility ”.
Don’t waste your time with this clip. What’s in this audio? Is there a conspiracy against Pakistan in this audio clip? ” I ask.
About giving gifts to journalists, Chaudhry said that giving gifts is the sunnah of our Holy Prophet (peace be upon him) and that gifts should be given to people.