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Pakistan is expected to have its own YouTube, Facebook offices: Islamabad tribunal

As the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority told the Islamabad High Court on Tuesday, Pakistan is trying to get YouTube, Facebook and other social media sites to open their offices in the region.

During a listening to of a petition towards the discharge of Lady of Heaven, the PTA stated it may simplest write letters to YouTube, however can’t block any content material on it.

To this Justice Aamer Farooq remarked that if social media structures along with Facebook, YouTube and Twitter open places of work with inside the country, it becomes less difficult for the authority to display content material on their structures.

The Ministry of Information doesn’t have something to do with “blasphemous” content material on social media, the courtroom docket ruled, including that those subjects have to simplest be treated through the telecommunication authority.

The courtroom docket has adjourned the case till subsequent week and requested the PTA to give a duplicate of the Social Media Rules, 2020 at the subsequent listening to.

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