The logos of social media websites

ISLAMABAD: The social media websites have been restored in Pakistan which have been earlier shut on the orders of the Inside Ministry for 4 hours.

The federal authorities had on Friday directed the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to droop social media platforms within the nation from 11am-3pm.

The ministry, in a press release, stated that the PTA has been ordered to blocked the providers of Twitter, WhatsApp, Fb, YouTube, and Telegram and Twitter within the nation.

“….full entry to social media platforms (Twitter, Fb, WhatsApp, YouTube and Telegram) could also be blocked from 1100hrs to 1500hrs on 16th April 2021 throughout the nation,” learn the notification issued by the ministry to chairman PTA.

The notification issued by the Inside Ministry.

“To be able to keep public order and security, entry to sure social media functions has been restricted quickly,” the PTA had stated.

TV, radio protection of proscribed organisation TLP banned

On Thursday, the Pakistan Digital Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) banned protection by all tv and radio licensees of the proscribed Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP).

PEMRA’s notification adopted one by the Ministry of Inside which declared the TLP a banned organisation for partaking in acts of terrorism, and performing in a fashion prejudicial to the peace and safety of the nation over the course of its current three-day lengthy nationwide protests.

The discover by PEMRA stated that Regulation 18(h) of PEMRA (Tv Broadcast Station Operation) Regulation, 2012 and Clause 16 of Digital Media Code of Conduct, 2015 requires that programmes conform to the legal guidelines of the nation.

“Furthermore, Clause 3 (3) of Digital Media Code of Conduct, 2015 prohibits media protection to proscribed organisations,” it acknowledged.

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