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Aamir Liaquat Hussain praises IHC’s order to unban PUBG

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

24th Jul, 2020. 04:31 pm
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Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) MNA Aamir Liaquat Hussain has termed Islamabad High Court’s decision to unban online game PUBG as an ‘exemplary move’.

Taking to his twitter handle on Friday, Aamir Liaquat Hussain said the Islamabad High Court has given an ideal decision.

He said Pakistanis nowadays have very limited sources of entertainment and extracurricular activities.

While mentioning TV host Waqar Zaka in his tweet, he thanked him for his tireless efforts in convincing authorities for unbanning PUBG in Pakistan.

Earlier today Islamabad High Court (IHC) ordered Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to remove ban on PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) game.

Justice Aamer Farooq of the bench, while hearing the case announced the verdict that was reserved on July 14.

On July 14, The Islamabad High Court reserved its judgment on a petition challenging ban on PUBG game in the country by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA).

Justice Aamer Farooq, hearing the case, remarked that the PTA should have taken the advice from psychiatric before banning the game. The court asked the PTA”s lawyer that under what section of the law the department had imposed ban on PUBG.

The bench asked the lawyer to mention any complaint which alleged the game having anti-Islamic material. The court said that the PTA should have taken decision as per law.

Lawyer of PUBG Company stated his client company had attended the PTA meeting dated July 9, regarding the matter. The PTA told us about hearing but it was conducting consultation meeting, he said.

On July 1, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) had temporarily banned PUBG for being “addictive” and detrimental to players’ health.

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