The Pakistani Prime Minister was speaking at an event at the Central Party School of the Communist Party of China in Beijing and the event was being broadcast live by the Pakistan Television Corporation when the faux pas occurred.
The official order by the ministry read that the acting charge of Colonel (r) Hassan Immad Mohammadi, Director PTVC as Managing Director is withdrawn with immediate effect and further orders.
Pakistan will follow the Chinese model to alleviate poverty and eradicate corruption to put the country on the path of progress and development, Prime Minister Imran Khan said Monday.
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The misspelled word appeared in the top left corner of the screen, where the channel meant to show where Khan was. The state-run channel, PTV News, said "this incident is regrettable", and "strict action has been initiated under rules against concerned officials".
Local media believes the gaffe is rather ironic since Khan is in Beijing to secure monetary aid from China to stall the impending economic crisis in Pakistan. It remained on screen for 20 seconds before being changed.
The premier is now visiting China to seek Chinese assistance in boosting the country's economy. China while stating that it would extend necessary support to Pakistan reportedly committed Dollars six billion funding but did not so far officially confirmed it.