NA passes resolution to lift YouTube ban
ISLAMABAD: A resolution seeking lifting of ban on popular video-sharing website, YouTube, was passed in the National Assembly on Tuesday, ARY News reported.
The resolution was tabled by the Pakistan People’s Party MNA Shahzia Atta Marri.
“Government must take steps to lift the ban on YouTube,” reads the resolution.
Speaking on the resolution, the Minister of State for National Health Services, Saira Afzal Tarar said government wanted to lift YouTube ban. A decision in this regard can be reached with consensus.
The video-sharing website is blocked in Pakistan since September 2012 over its failure to remove the controversial and blasphemous movie against Islam that sparked furious protests around the world.