•CNBC was launched by NBC Universal initially in the US
• Founded by CNBC ASIA in 2004, to broaden their
reach into Pakistan’s expanding capital markets.
•Inaugurated by Pakistan's former Prime Minister
Shaukat Aziz & Set up by Mr. Zafar Siddiqui on 15th
•The channel was initially restricted to the business
VISION of the channel:
CNBC is the premier news and current
affairs channel in Pakistan. Their aim is
to highlight the business, economic and
political issues that promise a better
future for Pakistan.
The main offerings of the channel are as
•Markets and finance related programs
•Current affairs shows in the evening
CNBC Pakistan operates out of Karachi and has bureaus at
Lahore and Islamabad with affiliates stations Quetta,
Peshawar, Multan, Faisalabad and Hyderabad.
CNBC Pakistan uses a three band ticker with the upper and
central band for stocks and the lower band for news.
It’s the premier 24-Hour bilingual language (Urdu and English)
business and stock market related channel in Pakistan.
CNBC Pakistan is a notable addition to the Pakistani media
landscape, utilizing the global resources of the CNBC network
Samaa News is the sister channel of