ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister of Information and Broadcasting Attaullah Tarar on Thursday said disinformation and fake news are the problems of entire world which should be controlled.

During a meeting with the political counselor of the British High Commission, Zoe Ware, the minister said the biggest challenge on social media was fake news.

Referring to the restrictions on social media platform X (former Twitter), the minister said the government was trying to deal with this problem.

He said there was a global need to develop a code of conduct for social media and for content creators.

Ms Ware congratulated the PML-N on forming the government and Mr Tarar on assuming the charge as minister of information and broadcasting.

The British diplomat assured Mr Tarar of her government’s full cooperation for promotion of bilateral relations between Pakistan and UK.

Published in Dawn, March 29th, 2024

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