KP govt. barred employees from using social media apps, cellphones

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

18th Feb, 2021. 09:07 pm
KP bans use of social media apps

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government on Thursday banned the use of mobile phones by staff in the KP education department.

A notification has been issued in this regard.

According to a notification, the KP govt has barred all government employees of the KP education department from using social networking apps and cellphones during duty hours.

The provincial education department further warned that disciplinary action will be taken against those found violating the orders.

Earlier, Punjab Inspector General (IG) Arif Nawaz had banned the use of mobile phones by police officials while on duty.

In a communiqué to all police officers, the Punjab police chief had also barred them from capturing videos of other police personnel during the duty.

He said, “It is the responsibility of the field formations to get the instructions implemented in letter and spirit.” The IG warned of strict departmental action over violation of the orders.

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