Dr Amir Liaquat decides to 'quit' Channel 24 after joining PTI

02:47 PM | 22 Mar, 2018
Dr Amir Liaquat decides to 'quit' Channel 24 after joining PTI
KARACHI - Days after joining the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), televangelist Dr Amir Liaquat Hussain has reportedly decided to leave the Channel 24, a private news channel.

Sources said that Hussain, a former leader of  Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), reached the decision after channel administration barred him from hosting any political show. They added that the TV personality could not host any show since joining the Imran Khan-led party.

The sources further said that the administration has allowed him just to host entertainment and Ramaza related shows.

On Monday, the TV anchor has joined Imran Khan’s party. Hussain formally announced joining PTI in a joint presser along with Imran Khan in Karachi.

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Earlier, Hussain parted ways with the self-proclaimed 'No. 1 channel of Pakistan', Bol News accusing the media outlet of not clearing his dues.