Islamabad; Former Tv anchorperson Quatrina Hosain has been appointed Chief News & Current Affairs at state-owned and run Pakistan Television Corporation for an initial contractual period of 2 years with immediate effect from Jan 21-2020. She will get a monthly salary of Rs 870 thousand including the cost of facilities Rs 80 thousand as per PTV Executive Special Professional Scale.
Interestingly, the notification reads as “Your employment is subject to the verification of your educational documents and security clearance from the relevant authorities. If the aforesaid requirements are not fulfilled or any variance is found then the employment will stand revoked from the date of the employment and you will liable to return the salaries/benefits received.”
It means that the appointing authority the Managing Director Aamir Manzoor has not assured these prerequisites before the appointment to such high stature and benefits.
More interesting is Prime Minister of Pakistan is getting a salary of Rs 197 thousand. PM said only a few days ago that running the home expenditures is hard for him in this salary.
More interesting is PTV’s Press Media section that is active in these days has not issued this appointment and its details to the press.
Katrina Hosain started her tv career from the same PTV during the government of General Pervez Musharraf. She came to limelight when she paired with Talat Hussain for an interview with General Musharraf.