Pakistan court bans Valentine's Day celebrations

Pakistan court bans Valentine's Day celebrations Pakistan court bans Valentine's Day celebrations

The Islamabad High Court on Monday imposed a ban on Valentine’s Day celebrations in public places and government offices across Pakistan, The Dawn reports.

The Federal Ministry of Information, Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) and the Islamabad High Commission have been told by Justice Shaukat Aziz, who was hearing the case, to submit their replies regarding the immediate execution of the court’s orders.

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 Print and electronic media have also been warned to “stop all Valentine’s Day promotions immediately”, while Pemra has been ordered to monitor all mediums and send out notifications banning any related promotion.

 

 

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