Islamabad: Federal Minister of Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry praised the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) decision to end the ban on online gamers Unknown Battleground (PUBG) last Friday.
In his tweet, Fawad Chaudhry said to end ban on PUBG in Pakistan is a sane approach and ban is an extreme measure must be very careful in future.
To solve the problem, Pakistan must work closely with technology companies to solve the problem.
Earlier, the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) finally lifted the ban on the popular mobile game PUBG after enthusiastic calls from the public.
The PTA stated in a press release issued on Thursday that the authorities held a meeting with the legal representative of Proxima Beta Pte Ltd (PB).
Company representatives briefly introduced to PTA members the queries raised by PTA regarding the control measures taken to prevent abuse of the gaming platform.
The Administration expressed satisfaction with the measures taken by PB so far and emphasized its continued participation and establishment of a comprehensive control mechanism.
It said the representative of PB welcomed PTA’s feedback on the issue and assured that the concerns of PTA would be taken into account. In addition, the company requested PTA to unban PUBG.
Keeping in view the positive engagement and response of the company, the Authority has finally decided to unban PUBG.