CNBC Pakistan is Pakistan's 24-hour bilingual Urdu and English language business and news channel which reports financial and business information, presenting in-depth and up-to-the-minute coverage of regional and international affairs from a Pakistani economic perspective. CNBC Pakistan was founded in 2004 by CNBC Asia to broaden their reach into Pakistan's expanding capital markets, and inaugurated by the Pakistan's former Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz.
CNBC Pakistan's initial broadcast began on November 15, 2005 and is owned by Vision Network Television Limited. Approximately 250 employees work with CNBC Pakistan. Its headquarters are located at the Techno-city Corporate Tower in Karachi. Smaller bureaus are also found in Islamabad and Lahore. CNBC Pakistan uses a three band ticker with the upper and central band for stocks and the lower band for news.