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CNBC Pakistan is Pakistan's 24-hour bilingual
Urdu and English language business and news channel to report
financial and business information channel, presenting in-depth and
up-to-the-minute coverage of regional and international affairs
from a Pakistani economic perspective. CNBC Pakistan was founded in
2004 by CNBC Asia to
broaden their reach into Pakistan's expanding capital markets, and
inaugurated by the Pakistan's former Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz. CNBC
Pakistan uses a three band ticker with the upper and central band
for stocks and the lower band for news.
CNBC Pakistan's initial broadcast began on November 15, 2005 and
is owned by Vision Network Television Limited. Approximately 250
employees work with CNBC Pakistan. Its headquarters are located at
the TechnoCity Corporate Tower in Karachi. Smaller bureaus are also found in Islamabad and Lahore.
CNBC Pakistan HQ at night
Owned by Vision Network Television Limited, a Pakistani Company,
CNBC Pakistan has access to the global CNBC network. While
broadcasting with state-of-the-art studios and production
facilities from Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad, CNBC Pakistan
transmits live programming in both Urdu and English from a
Pakistani perspective 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The channel is
already poised as the most important media outlet in Pakistan for
the economic sector, reflecting the sustained growth and
opportunities in the nation’s financial markets.
CNBC Pakistan is a notable addition to the Pakistani media
landscape, utilizing the global resources of the CNBC network,
delivering continuous flow of relevant engaging news from all of
the Pakistani markets and from business centers around the world.
Broadcasting according to the highest international newsgathering
and reporting standards, investing heavily in the Human Resource
area to bring the best and the most talented Pakistanis to the
Samaa News is sister channel of CNBC Pakistan. It is housed in
the same building as CNBC Pakistan and in fact shares the Master
Control Room with CNBC Pakistan.