Pakistan

PTA blocks around 1 million URLs containing objectionable contents

PTA blocks around 1 million URLs

PTA blocks around 1 million URLs containing objectionable contents.

Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan said, while answering a question during the Question Hour in National Assembly on Friday.

PTA blocks around 1 million URLs

He elaborated Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) effective measures for removal or blocking of offensive content.

In this regard, PTA was removing or blocking objectionable content pertaining to religion and the integrity and defense of the country.

Moreover, he said that PTA has so far blocked around one million Uniform Resource Locators containing objectionable content.

The minister announced zero tolerance for promoting pornography, blackmailing women and personal attacks.

He called for immediately reporting the pornography and anti-Pakistan content to PTA for blocking of such material.

Meanwhile, Ministry of Climate Change, filed a written reply.

It informed the House of approximately ten thousand brick kilns in Pakistan.

Out of them, 1286 have so far been converted to Zigzag technology.

It also informed the House that State Bank of Pakistan has announced a subsidized loan at the rate of 6 percent with a ten year payback period.

Later, the chair announced adjourning the House to meet again on Monday at 5pm.

On the other hand, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan also answered questions in the Senate.

He informed that NAB has recovered Rs390bn during tenure of PTI govt, so far.

GTV

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