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Pakistan to introduce local version of Facebook, Whatsapp and Twitter: Chaudhary Nisar

Amna Ansar Mar 09, 2017
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Minister for Interior, Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan has directed the concerned authorities to design a comprehensive strategy within three days to check character assassinations through social media.

He directed to interior Ministry to prepare such system in collaboration with Pakistan Telecommunication Authority. He said that such discipline should be prepared which cannot impose a restriction on freedom of expression and also no one can misuse the system.

Chaudhary Nisar said that authorities of social media companies should be contacted to introduce the local version of Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp.

He also added that in the case of spread of controversial material regarding someone’s character serious action will be taken.

Minister expressed that no one has right to use social media for character assassination.

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