- In the back drop of fast changing developments at national level and emerging private media PBC launched National Broadcasting Service as a dedicated current affairs channel on August 28‚ 2008.
- Previously news and current affairs programmes were broadcast from its different Stations having limited duration.
- The year 2007 witnessed many upheavals such as judicial crises‚ political turmoil‚ assassination of Mohtarama Benazir Bhutto and later holding of national elections in Feb 2008.
- This national scenario prompted PBC to play a pro-active role in dissemination of news and information to the masses and projection of national objectives.
- After the formation of democratically elected government it was all the more important to give wider coverage to the vision and plans of the government in its true perspective.
- NBS was launched by integrating five powerful medium waves transmitters in a network to ensure maximum coverage.
- NBS has Seventeen hours daily transmission from 7 am to 12 midnight.
- NBS programmes originate from Islamabad and provincial capitals.
- Programmes originating from provincial capitals are also broadcast on the network of respective provinces.
Important programmes are also relayed by Faisalabad‚ Bahawalpur‚ D.I.Khan‚ Zhob‚ Loralai‚ Turbat‚ Khuzdar and Hyderabad.
NBS programmes are mainly Broadcast in Urdu and English language besides regional languages.
Programmes: Breaking News‚ hourly News bulletins‚ live coverage of important events including press conferences by government and opposition‚ talk shows‚ discussions/ interactive discussions‚ commentaries‚ interviews Live calls and on the spot coverage.
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