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FM 100 Islamabad

Referred to as “pioneer of FM transmission” in Pakistan, FM 100 Islamabad is regarded as one of the oldest in the country. It also broadcasts out of Karachi, Lahore, Hyderabad, Rahim Yar Khan, Gujrat, Jhelum, Multan besides Islamabad. The Islamabad station has 4.5 percent audience share in third-party audience sharing research conducted in 2018. "Assalam-o-Alaikum Pakistan," which means “may peace be on Pakistan,” is its brand slogan. The station was established in 1994 but started broadcasting its regular transmission from 23March 1995.It is the first radio channel providing live entertainment programs round-the-clock and promoting Pakistani music among the population. Regular programmes include Urdu pop, Panjabi and Western music for younger generation, latest films hits for housewives, ghazals & folk songs for listeners of all ages.

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Capital FM Private Limited


Ownership Structure

Capital FM (private) Limited operates the FM 100 network’s Islamabad edition. Shaheen Foundation owns 25% of shares in the company, whereas Amir Mustafa (20%), Ghulam Mustafa Memon (20%), his wife Fatima (10%), Ahmed Mustafa (15%), and Saba Ahmed Memon (10%) hold the remaining shares.

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Aman Ahmed

is the CEO of Capital FM Private Limited which runs the FM 100 Islamabad. He is also the CEO of FMS Private Limited which runs FM 100 Karachi radio station, the CEO of Lahore Broadcasting Corporation which runs FM 100 Lahore radio station and the CEO of Media Marketing and Broadcasting Services Private Limited which runs the FM 100 Hyderabad radio station.

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43-5, E/3, Block 6, PECHS, Karachi.

Phone: +92(0)21-34549055



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An information request was sent to the station on 23 January 2019 through a courier company as well as by email. There was no response to the request. A reminder was couriered on 15 February 2019 and emailed on 17 February 2019.There was no response from the outlet to date. Documents received from Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) did not include any audit report for any financial year the media outlet submitted. However, the SECP documents do provide data about owners and company which owns the radio station. On 19 April 2019 at around 11.40am (Pakistan Standard Time), CEO FM 100 Islamabad Mr Aman Ahmed was called on his Karachi office # 021-34549055 to seek some information about FM 100 Islamabad station. The operator connected MOM team member with the CEO who referred to GM Operations Mr. Qazi Ahmed Mateen to talk to Mr. Mateen told MOM Pakistan researcher that Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority told him “not to share” any information with MOM Pakistan partner Freedom Network for the MOM Pakistan project.

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