Public News: Media Mogul Yousaf Baig Mirza to launch news broadcast channel

03:22 PM | 24 May, 2018
Public News: Media Mogul Yousaf Baig Mirza to launch news broadcast channel
KARACHI - Since the dawn of the new century, Media Mogul Mr. Yousaf Baig Mirza has sparked the transformation of Pakistani media. His unprecedented success of launching and stabilising new channels in a fierce market has triggered the confidence in Mr Baig to prove himself once again. The time has come to add another name to his remarkable portfolio: 'Public News' a channel created with supreme work ethic will be at your fingertips very soon.

Shah Mehmood Qureshi

Nazar Muhammad Gondal

Saleem Safi and Sana Bucha

‘Public News’ has ostensibly been slated as “a channel for the public” to solely reflect the interests of the general populace with the maxim: "Zuban-e-Khalq."

Imran Khan

In a pre-launch statement, the management behind the channel stated:

'Public News' as its name suggests comes to our home screens with a promise: "a channel for the public - a public voice" There is only one agenda for the team at behind Public News and that is to reflect the true interests of the general populace with the maxim: 'Zuban-e-Khalq.'

Marvi Memon

Azam Khan Swati

Yousaf Baig Mirza has held the position of Managing Director (MD) ar PTV three times under three different regimes. His tenure at PTV is regarded as the most successful period in the State channel’s history with dynamic initiatives that produced rewarding results.

Muhammad Malik, Arif Mateen, Sheikh Rasheed

Furthermore Baig Mirza played a vital role in the launch of Dunya News as part of the launch team and as its MD; his myriad efforts again bringing positive results within a short period of time of its launch. Baig Mirza was also the founding Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Channel 92 HD heading the start-up team and successfully launching the channel again in a very short period as he did with GEO Super. He also enjoyed a brief stint as CEO Express Media Group, heading the Group’s electronic and print media entities.

Faisal Javed Khan and Yousaf Baig Mirza

A pioneer of the Private-Public Media Partnership which has benefitted most of the private sector channels up and running today, Yousaf Baig Mirza was awarded the ‘Media Man of Decade’ award by Advertising Association of Pakistan,


Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 28 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains momentum against US dollar in the open market on February 28, 2024 (Wednesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar moves up and currently hovers at 282 for buying and 282.25 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303.1 for buying and 306.1 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.6 for buying, and 355.1 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.25.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 28 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 282 282.25
Euro EUR 303.1 306.1
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.6 355.1
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.25 75.05
Australian Dollar AUD 181.1 183.1
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207.1 209.1
China Yuan CNY 38.87 39.27
Danish Krone DKK 40.61 41
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.75 36.1
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.5 59.1
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.41 26.71
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207.15 209.15
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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