Social Media Websites Ban In Government Offices


The National Assembly Standing Committee on Information Technology and Telecommunication was informed on Wednesday that the use of social media websites in government offices will be Banned:

In any case, executive of the council Ali Khan Jadoon of the Pakistan Tehreek-I-Insaf looked for subtleties of the administration plan after individuals said that the move could be a ploy to check the right to speak freely of discourse. 

The authorities of the National Information Technology Board (NITB) advised the advisory group on the arrangement and its suggestion to boycott the utilization of Twitter, WhatsApp, Facebook and YouTube in government workplaces. 

The advisory group was educated that the NITB has been entrusted to prevent information spills from government workplaces. 

Step recommended for checking hole of legitimate information 

The NITB was building up another neighborhood web based life organizing stage like that of WhatsApp, which would be presented in government workplaces, and supplant the intra-government correspondence being done through WhatsApp by the officials. 

The advisory group was educated that the usage regarding a neighborhood stage would remember a total boycott for the utilization of online networking by the administration hirelings during working hours. The NITB authorities recommended that another proposition on the cards was to boycott utilization of web based life during office timings, yet the authorities would likewise be banned from bringing stockpiling gadgets USBs. 

Nonetheless, individuals from the board of trustees thought about how physical checking of every worker going back and forth out of the workplace should be possible. 

The NITB authorities said that every single such measure would be actualized alongside the e-government program that is relied upon to be set up in all national government workplaces by June one year from now. 

The council’s individuals raised the issue of uncontrolled spread of phony news, for the most part over web-based social networking, and the NITB authorities said that the administration was creating standard working systems in participation with the administration of worldwide online life stages. 

In the interim, the board of trustees was informed that 29 services have been moved up to various degrees of e-government however no work has initiated at 13 services or divisions. 

By chance, the authorities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa IT Board said that common offices were opposing the execution of e-government program and there is no law to cover the official information from burglaries and spillages, in this manner pertinent laws were required before actualizing e-government plan. 

MNAs Kanwal Shauzab, Maiza Hameed, Ali Gohar Khan and Zain Qureshi and authorities of the Ministry for Information Technology and Telecommunication went to the gathering.


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