CCTV News and CCTV 9 Discovery Gets Landing Rights in Pakistan

China’s state owned News TV network has received mandatory landing rights in Pakistan, after which CCTV News and CCTV 9 Discovery channels will be shown live to Pakistani audience.

Landing rights of CCTV News and CCTV 9 Discovery channels were granted in Pakistan to PTV Foundation.

CCTV network is China’s central TV network and will be first Chinese network to be shown live on TVs in Pakistan.


PEMRA Chairman handing over Landing Rights for CCTV News in Pakistan

It maybe recalled that landing rights for CCTV News network is part of dozens of agreements that were signed last year during Chinese president’s visit to Pakistan.

State owned CCTV News broadcasts reports and in depth features while CCTV 9 discovery runs documentary news reports, mainly relating to the history of China.

Deal is part of larger collaboration that China and Pakistan are undergoing under the umbrella of CPEC.

Both countries are hopping for even better understanding of each other with CCTV network shown live on Pakistani TVs.