Tuesday, 6 May 2014

Pakistan NA unanimously passes resolution to lift ban on YouTube

The resolution was tabled by Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) MNA Shazia Marri.
She said that every Muslim country of the world has lifted the ban on YouTube, adding that the video sharing website also can be accessed through proxy.
Marri asked in the National Assembly that why we adopting double standard on the issue.
During the session, State Minister Saira Afzal Tarar said the YouTube was banned during the PPP’s era, and that the government also wanted to re-open YouTube but in the light of court’s directives.
She stressed all the political parties to solve the issue with the consultation.
It is pertinent to mention here that the video sharing website was banned in Pakistan in September 2012.

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