SIALKOT - Chairman Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Dr Abdul Jabbar has asked the cable TV operators to promote the culture of Pakistan instead of promoting the Western and Indian culture, saying that the time is also ripe for the cable TV operators as well to show their loyalty by promoting the Pakistani culture. He stated this while addressing an important meeting of the cable TV network operators held here at the newly established PEMRA regional office Sialkot here. He said that the gap between the PEMRA and private media is being reduced. He said that the PEMRA regional office at Sialkot would be the 15th regional office in Pakistan which would also facilitate the cable TV network operators and viewers of Sialkot, Narowal, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Jhelum and surrounding areas at Sialkot level. He said that the PEMRA had given licences to as many as 86 satellite TV channels, 146 FM radio channels, 26 land rights permission licences , 2500 cable TV licenses and mobile TV licences , besides, increasing the capabilities of the wireless system. He said that the digitalization of analog system was also being upgraded.