The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority—PTA—Chairman Azam Bajwa has claimed that no proof has been found to support the claim that pornographic content is being made in Pakistan. The PTA Chairman said this in a meeting with the Senate Standing Committee on Information Technology on Wednesday.
The session was headed by Senator Rubina Khalid.
Bajwa also informed the Senate that the Prime Minister Imran Khan was also briefed on the matter.
While responding to a question, the chairman PTA admitted that the role of authority was only barred to blocking the unethical content on the web, however, he stressed that the organisation exchanges data with Interpol regarding pornography.
He informed the Senate that the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority had restricted more than two thousand three hundred websites containing the child pornography material.
He further added that in total 8lac pornographic websites are blocked in the country in the last couple of years while 11 proxy sites were also barred.
The chairman PTA cited a Google report in which he claimed that the use of the pornographic website has reduced in Pakistan.