Policy Circulars

  • 1.

    PBA Circular - COVID-19 Vaccination

    Apr-10-2021

  • 2.

    Notice from FBR - U/S 176 of Income Tax Ordinance 2001

    Apr-10-2021

  • 3.

    PBA Working Committees - 2020 - 2021

    Feb-19-2021

  • 4.

    PBA Circular - Clarification regarding Advertisement Rates of Autonomous/Semi-Autonomous Bodies of Federal and Provisional Governments

    Sep-14-2020

  • 5.

    Outstanding Dues Payment through PBA E-filing Software

    Sep-11-2018
    for Agencies
  • 6.

    REMINDER: PBA Circular - Vendor Number Accounts with AGPR Office for Payment of Govt. Advertisement Bills.

    Aug-20-2020
    PBA/08-20/Cir-17139
  • 7.

    Intellectual Property Tribunal Order - Master Enterprises v/s. Diamond Industries

    Aug-18-2020

  • 8.

    PBA Circular - Vendor Number Accounts with AGPR Office for Payment of Govt. Advertisement Bills

    Aug-13-2020
    PBA/08-20/Cir-17145
  • 9.

    PBA Circular - Vendor Number Accounts with AGPR Office for Payment of Govt. Advertisement Bills.

    Aug-12-2020
    PBA/08-20/Cir-17139
  • 10.

    Request from Press Information Department Isb

    Aug-09-2020

  • 11.

    Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Authority (KPRA) - Intimation Regarding Compulsory Registration under Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Finance Act, 2013.

    Jul-10-2020

  • 12.

    Accreditation of Digital Media Advertising Agencies (MBHs)

    Jul-03-2020
    PBA/07-20/Cir-16829
  • 13.

    PBA Rules & Regulations Governing Conduct of Advertising Agencies & MBHs - Guidelines

    Nov-16-2016

  • 14.

    Clearance of Digital Media Outstanding Dues

    Jun-13-2020
    PBA/06-20/Cir-16715
  • 15.

    PBA Circular - Government Bail-out Package for Electronic Media

    Apr-11-2020

  • 16.

    PBA Circular April 10, 2020

    Apr-10-2020

  • 17.

    PBA Circular to Member Broadcasters - Invoicing through Email and Online Payment System

    Mar-26-2020

  • 18.

    Circular to Advertising Agencies / Payment of Outstanding Dues

    Mar-18-2020
    PBA/03-20/ACC-16583
  • 19.

    PBA Circular - Pending Government Advertisement Payments - Second Promo

    Mar-15-2020

  • 20.

    PBA Working Committees - 2019-2020

    Feb-08-2020

  • 21.

    PBA Circular - Government Advertisement Tariff for the Electronic Media.

    Nov-20-2019

  • 22.

    Circular - Submission of Pending GST Certificate & WHT Challan

    Apr-02-2019
    PBA/03-19/Cir-15676
  • 23.

    PBA Circular - All Members / Associate Members

    May-29-2018
    PBA/05-18/14703
  • 24.

    PBA Circular - Political Advertisement Policy

    May-29-2018
    PBA/05-18/14703
  • 25.

    PBA Circular - AXACT/BOL - Fake Degrees to News Channel

    May-15-2018
    Email
  • 26.

    Pemra Letter - Public Service Message ( Writ Petition No. 739/2017.Titled Salman Shahid V /S. FOP ( for Reporting Blasphemy))

    Apr-02-2018
    Writ Petition No. 739/2017
  • 27.

    Ministry of Information, Broadcasting, National History & Literary Heritage (Constitution Petition No. 105 of 2012 Etc.)

    Mar-16-2018
    6(6)/2012-P-I (Pt)
  • 28.

    PBA Circular - Billing to Commercial Clients

    Aug-23-2017
    PBA/08-17/Cir-13850
  • 29.

    PBA Circular - Government Advertisement Rates

    Aug-19-2017

  • 30.

    PBA Circular - Billing to Commercial Clients

    Aug-18-2017

  • 31.

    PBA Circular - Billing to Commercial Clients

    Aug-17-2017
    PBA/08-17/Cir-13835
  • 32.

    PBA Circular - Billing to Commercial Clients

    Aug-08-2017
    PBA/08-17/Cir-13816
  • 33.

    PBA Circular - Clarification Billing Format

    Jul-27-2017
    PBA/07-17/Cir-13779
  • 34.

    Circular - Revision of Annual Membership Fee

    Jul-25-2017
    PBA/07-17/MEM-13589
  • 35.

    PBA Circular - Billing Format

    Jul-20-2017
    PBA/07-17/Cir-13665
  • 36.

    NOTICE FOR COMPULSORY ENROLLMENT / REGISTRATION WITH PRA UNDER SECTION 27(2) OF THE PUNJAB SALES TAX SERVICES ACT 2012

    May-27-2017

  • 37.

    PBA Circular

    May-16-2017
    PBA/05-17/Cir-13414
  • 38.

    Raids on Business Premises by FBR Officials

    May-09-2017

  • 39.

    PEMRA Circular - 22-3-2017

    Mar-29-2017

  • 40.

    PEMRA - PSA - Tobacco Control

    Mar-29-2017

  • 41.

    Capping of 12 Minutes of Advertisements During an Hour

    Feb-10-2017

  • 42.

    Extension in Suspension Deadline - Connect Marketing Communication (Pvt.) Ltd.

    Dec-05-2016

  • 43.

    Circular - Security of Media Houses

    Sep-02-2016

  • 44.

    Suspension of Business - Midas Communications Pakistan (pvt) Ltd. - ISLAMABAD

    May-25-2016
    SA/05-15/57-12152
  • 45.

    PBA Circular - Guidelines on Clause 13 & 15(b) of PBA Rules & Regulations

    Apr-18-2016
    PBA/04-16/CIR-11984
  • 46.

    PBA Circular - Guidelines on Clause 13 & 15(b) of PBA Rules & Regulations

    Apr-18-2016
    PBA/04-16/CIR-11985
  • 47.

    Extension in Suspension Deadline - Ms Time & Space Media (Pvt.) Limited

    Jul-09-2015
    SA/07-15/7811133
  • 48.

    Clause 13 & 15 (b) of PBA Rules & Regulations Governing Conduct of Advertising Agencies & MBHs - Guidelines

    Oct-28-2015
    PBA/10-15/Cir-11591
  • 49.

    Clause 13 & 15 (b) of PBA Rules & Regulations Governing Conduct of Advertising Agencies & MBHs - Guidelines

    Oct-28-2015
    PBA/10-15/Cir-11590
  • 50.

    PBA Circular - October 9, 2015

    Oct-09-2015
    PBA/10-15/CIR-11507
  • 51.

    Restroration of Business - Evernew Concepts (Pvt.) Ltd. & Midas (Pvt.) Ltd.

    Sep-24-2015

  • 52.

    Stop Airing of Advertisements of Mall of Sargodha

    Jan-04-2017

  • 53.

    Suspended Client - Ministry of Water & Power

    Apr-17-2015

  • 54.

    Postponement of Annual General Meeting (AGM-2014)

    Oct-31-2014

  • 55.

    Circular PBA/09/14/Cir-10272

    Sep-20-2014
    PBA/09/14/Cir-10272
  • 56.

    Publication of Notification in the Sindh Government Gazette (Extra-Ordinary)

    Apr-22-2014

  • 57.

    Court order on PPPs Political Advertisement (Malik Qayyum/Shahbaz Sharif)

    May-04-2013

  • 58.

    Circular - Sales Tax Retunrs in FBR

    Jun-12-2013

  • 59.

    Circular - PEMRA Letter dated July 3, 2013

    Jul-03-2013

  • 60.

    Releases of Forvil Cosmetics and Elite Traders for Bio Amla

    Apr-02-2013

  • 61.

    Circular - Revised Political Advertisements Policy

    Jan-26-2013

  • 62.

    Circular - Revised Political Advertisements Policy

    Jan-26-2013

  • 63.

    Circular - Appointment of New Secretary General

    Feb-11-2012

  • 64.

    Circular - Appointment of New Secretary General

    Feb-11-2012

  • 65.

    Outstanding Dues of Govt. Campaigns

    Jul-31-2012

  • 66.

    Circular Channels - Withholding Tax Exemption

    Jul-06-2012

  • 67.

    Circular Agencies - Withholding Tax Exemption

    Jul-06-2012

  • 68.

    Direct Payments from Client

    Mar-29-2012

  • 69.

    Rate - TVCs Govt. & Commercial Co Sponsorship

    Apr-02-2012

  • 70.

    Rate - TVCs Govt. & Commercial Co Sponsorship

    Apr-02-2012

  • 71.

    Circular - Compliance of Clause 17 of Rules & Regulations

    Apr-04-2012

  • 72.

    Circular - Compliance of
    Clause 17 of Rules & Regulations

    Apr-04-2012

  • 73.

    Circular - Political Advertisements

    Mar-27-2012

  • 74.

    Circular - Political Advertisements

    Mar-27-2012

  • 75.

    Sub Committee - Threats / Pressure from Political / Non-Political Entities

    Mar-21-2012

  • 76.

    All correspondence/documents sent to PBA Secretariat should be signed by the person who is Nominated as Authorized signatory of your company to deal with PBA

    Mar-03-2012
    Circular - 03-03-12
  • 77.

    PBA Flood Donation Fund - September 2011

    Sep-20-2011

  • 78.

    Clearance House SOPs

    Aug-28-2008

  • 79.

    Circular to Members for Rule 13

    Jun-16-2011

  • 80.

    Circular for Advertising Agencies for rule 13

    Jun-16-2011

  • 81.

    Payments of Ministry of Population Welfare & Ministry of Health

    Sep-04-2010

  • 82.

    No member broadcaster will pay any carriage fee or any other remuneration for airing to World Call Telecom Ltd

    Jul-28-2010

  • 83.

    Sub Committee - Media Buying Houses

    Jul-19-2010

  • 84.

    Late Payment Surchage LPS of 3% per month for first 3 months and thereafter 2%/month shall be imposed on defaulting agency

    Jul-17-2010
    Circular - LPS
  • 85.

    Not to accept the business of Ministry of Population Welfare, Govt of Pakistan through Ideas Workshop Ltd.

    May-10-2010
    Circular May 10, 2010
  • 86.

    Accept Business of Government (either Federal Ministrieis, Provisional Ministries) through Accredited Agenices/MBHs Only

    May-23-2009
    PBA/05-09/Cir-2818
  • 87.

    New PBA Clearance Calender

    Jan-01-2010

  • 88.

    Regularization of Client DGPR (Punjab) Govt. of Punjab

    Oct-01-2009

  • 89.

    Clarification for Deduction/Collection of TAX from Advertising Agencies

    Feb-02-2009
    C.No 1(5) WHT/2006
  • 90.

    Advertisements of LG Products

    Nov-29-2017

  • 91.

    Non-Payment of GST II

    Nov-29-2017

  • 92.

    Non Payment of GST

    Nov-29-2017

  • 93.

    Clarification of Amendments in sub-section (6) of Section 153 of the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001 Brought Through Finance Act, 2009

    Aug-20-2009
    FBR Circular No: 6 / 2009 (Incom Tax)
  • 94.

    Provide full details of Sales Tax deposited on behalf of Advertising Agencies/Clients

    Nov-29-2017

  • 95.

    Regarding Provide Evidence to your Clients That Sales Tax has been Paid

    Jul-31-2009
    PBA/07-09/Cir-3039
  • 96.

    Evidence of GST payment

    Aug-07-2009

  • 97.

    Advertising Agency can withhold or adjust payment for months of April, May, June 2009 on the pretext of GST deduction

    Jul-15-2009
    PBA/07-09/Cir-2984
  • 98.

    SRO is applicable on invoices issued raised with effect from July 1, 2009

    Jul-14-2009
    PBA/07-09/Cir-2980
  • 99.

    Accept Business of Government (either Federal Ministrieis, Provisional Ministries) through Accredited Agenices/MBHs Only

    Mar-13-2009
    PBA/05-09/Cir-2818
  • 100.

    All payments against complaints should be through Pakistan Broadcasters Association

    Oct-14-2008
    PBA/10-08/Cir-2014

Suspended Agencies
Difference (Private) Limited, Add World Advertising Agency, Pirana Advertising (Pvt) Limited, Super Media Communications (SMC Pvt) Ltd, Awan Brand Communications, Adreach Advertising, Xander Communication (Pvt.) Ltd., Brandkey Communication (Pvt.) Limited, Creative Consultant (Pvt.) Limited, Advertising & Information Management (Pvt) Limited (AIM), Evernew Concepts (Pvt) Limited, Eiman Ad Communications, Paragon International (Pvt.) Ltd, The Circuit (Pvt) Limited, Midas (Pvt) Limited - LHR, The Circle Agency, Graymatter Communications, Spider 360 Media (Pvt.) Limited, Communication Spot, Ideas Workshop (Pvt) Limited, Adgroup (Pvt) Limited, Midas International (Pvt) Limited - Khi, MEDIAONE Communication, TNI Communications, Orient Advertising (Pvt) Limited,
Suspended Clients
National Energy Conservation Centre (ENERCON) (Ministry of Environment - Govt. of Pakistan), Dynasel (Pvt) Ltd, Master Beverages and Foods Limited, National Council for TIBB (Ministry of Health - Govt. of Pakistan), Drugs Control Organization (Ministry of Health - Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Tourism (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Industries & Production (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Interior (Govt. of Pakistan), Hiba Life (Pvt.) Limited, Master Ballpoint Pen Industries (Pvt) Ltd, Ministry of Information Technology (Govt. of Pakistan), Intelligence Bureau (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Sports (Govt. of Pakistan), Telemall Corporation, Crescent Star Foods (Pvt) Ltd, Ministry of Water & Power (Govt. of Pakistan), Master Sanitary Fittings Industries Ltd, Master City (Pvt) Ltd, Master Tiles & Ceramic Industries Ltd, Directorate of Hajj (Govt. of Pakistan), Board of Investment (Govt. of Pakistan), Health Education Cell (Ministry of Health - Govt. of Pakistan), Aala Dawakhana, Ministry of Religious Affairs (Govt. of Pakistan), Master Cloth and Suiting Ltd, Get Technologies, Ministry of Minorities, Culture, Sports, Tourism & Youth Affairs (Govt. of Pakistan), Raza Industries (Pvt) Ltd, Privatisation Commission (Govt. of Pakistan), Pakistan Bait-ul-Mall, Ministry of Health & Special Education (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Culture, Sports & Tourism (Govt. of Pakistan), Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), Big Bird Foods (Pvt) Ltd, Focus & Rulz Healthcare (Pvt.) Limited, Ministry of Youth Affairs (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Dairy Development (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Resources (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Environment (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Communications (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Social Welfare and Special Education (Govt. of Pakistan), Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (Govt. of Pakistan), Federal Government Employees Housing Authority (Govt. of Pakistan), Taha Developers, Govt. of Pakistan Employees Housing Foundation, Directorate of Malaria Control - Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation & Coordination (Govt. Of Pakistan), Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Govt. of Pakistan), Enem Estates, The Olympus Mall, Bikiya Industries (Private) Limited, IVY Boutique, Ministry of Climate Change (Govt. of Pakistan), Berrio International (Pvt) Ltd, Master Poly Plastic Industries Ltd, Programme for National Hydropower Development (Ministry of Water & Power - Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Defence Production (Govt. of Pakistan), Origins, Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage (Govt. of Pakistan), Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO), National Education Foundation (Ministry of Education - Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Textile Industry (Govt. of Pakistan), JW Tech (Pvt) Ltd, Fast Marketing Consultants (Pvt) Ltd, Ministry of Parlimentary Affairs (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Narcotics Control (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Labour & Manpower And Overseas Pakistani (Govt. of Pakistan), National Vocational & Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) (Govt. of Pakistan), Govt. of Pakistan Services Hospital, Population Census Organization - Statistics Division (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Energy, Power Division (Govt. of Pakistan), EHFPRO, Evacuee Trust Poperty Board (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Science & Technology (Govt. of Pakistan), I.S Abbac International (Pvt) Ltd, Medtech Trading Corporation, Multan Sultans (Pvt) Ltd, Ministry of Women Development (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Railways (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Housing & Works (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Information Technology (TReMU) (Govt. of Pakistan), G-Tide Mobiles Pakistan, The Snack Bites Company, Ministry of Zakat & Ushr (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations & Coordination (Govt. of Pakistan), Premier American School, Chimera (Pvt.) Ltd., Department of Plant Protection (Ministry of Food, Agriculture & Livestock - Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Education (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Ports & Shipping (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Kashmir Affairs & Northern Areas (Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Population Welfare (Govt. of Pakistan), MAB Builders, Pakistan Oil & Seed Development Board (Ministry of Food Agriculture & Livestock - Govt. of Pakistan), Ministry of Food & Agriculture & Livestock (Govt. of Pakistan), Al-Siddique Developers, Ocean Marina Gwadar, Ministry of Federal Education & Professional Training - (Govt. of Pakistan), Small & Medium Enterprise Development Authority (SMEDA) (Govt. of Pakistan), National AIDS Control Programe (Ministry of Health - Govt. of Pakistan), Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) (Govt. of Pakistan), Ezee Travels (Pvt.) Ltd, Ministry of Planning, Development & Reform (Govt. of Pakistan), DYL Motorcycle Ltd, Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) (Govt. of Pakistan), Forvil Cosmetics ,