Federal Minister for information & Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry has posted on Twitter that he was staggered to learn about the (court’s) decision to ban the video-sharing app TikTok while emphasising that judicial reforms are important for the country.
The minister also raised concerns over the removal of the President of National Bank as ordered by the Islamabad High Court on Tuesday.
“If judicial reforms are not carried out, the country will never be able to get out of the economic crisis,” Fawad explained.
He further said that the country was already suffering billions of dollars in losses at the hands of such judicial activism.
Sindh Hight Court on Monday asked the relevant authorities to impose ban on TikTok till July 8 during the hearing of a suit filed by a citizen seeking suspension of the social media app for “spreading immorality and obscenity” in the country.
This is the third time the app is going to be banned after the previous ban was lifted around three months ago. Earlier, Fawad Chaudhry had defended the use of TikTok when the app was suspended by the Peshawar High Court.
Back then he said: “lets be very careful while taking decisions that may effect Economic future of Pak.”
In his previous tweet posted on Wednesday, the minister condemned the hate crimes against Muslims in Canada. He mentioned the Pakistani-origin family whose four member were killed by a truck driver few weeks ago as the attack was motivated by Islamophobia.
“Now another citizen, Kashif, has been attacked with daggers in Saskatoon city again,” he added.