PPP Senator Rubina Khalid has taken motion to prevent the misuse of era and social media to spread false news.
A submit on social media had long gone viral claiming that 560kg gold turned into discovered at her residence. The senator denied the allegation.
“If I had this plenty gold, I should have benefited from the amnesty scheme,” she said.
Senator Khalid remarked that if the gold had been recovered from her residence, then it have to accept to the IMF so that it will go back their loans.
Being the chairperson of the Senate’s status Committee on statistics generation and Telecommunications, she expressed challenge over misuse of social media throughout a assembly on Wednesday.
She instructed the committee how she made a grievance with the relevant branch while a web page changed into uploaded on social media that said a huge quantity of gold have been recovered from her home. Senator Rehman Malik agreed that they had to cut back the growing fashion of false news on social media with the aid of making regulation. He complained of receiving big number of ‘wrong’ messages on his cellular telephone.
The committee determined to form a three-member subcommittee. The subcommittee became directed to post a report within one week with suggestions of what legislative and administrative measures might be used with the assist of the FIA’s Cyber Crime wing.
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The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) chairperson knowledgeable the committee that 8,800,000 mobile telephones are nevertheless not registered in the gadget and that 12,000 infant pornography web sites had been blocked.
An accountability court is predicted to indict Senator Khalid among 4 others in a corruption reference on July 23. The case is being heard through judge Muhammad Bashir.
NAB has accused Senator Khalid, former Lok Virsa government director Mazharul Islam, Cosmos manufacturing CEO Tabinda Zafar, and Muhammad Shafique of inflicting Rs30.3 million loss to the national exchequer through unlawful appointments and contracts. The bureau alleged that they also embezzled the Lok Virsa finances.
The reference in opposition to them become filed on July 1. Khalid is the ex-leader executive of Cosmos manufacturing, in keeping with the bureau.
NAB said that Mazharul Islam misused his authority and illegally extended the contracts in favour of Cosmos production “in connivance with” Senator Khalid and Dr Zafar.