Govt issues letter to ‘Pran’ to stop ad on foreign TV

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

Govt issues letter to ‘Pran’ to stop ad on foreign TV. Photo: pranfoods.netThe information ministry has issued an office letter to ‘Pran’, a private company, to stop giving advertisements of their products on foreign television channels for the local viewers, reports news agency BSS.

The TV-2 section of the ministry issued the letter on 21 July as per subsection-19 (13) of the Cable Television Network Law, 2006, said a press release of the ministry Tuesday.

“This is a punishable offense as per the section 28 of the law,” the release added.

The letter asked the authorities concerned of Pran to stop the advertisements immediately.

The government is conducting mobile courts against the cable operators to stop advertisements of Bangladeshi products on foreign channels from 1 July.

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