ISLAMABAD – The federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has on Thursday stated that he has asked leading social media site Facebook to cooperate in removal and blocking of the blasphemous content from the site.
Vowing to block blasphemous content from all social media sites working in Pakistan, Nisar said, blasphemers will be dealt with an iron hand.
Talking to media after inaugurating citizen facilitation centre in Islamabad on Thursday, he said the culprits of blasphemy are enemies of humanity, RadioPakistan reported.
The Interior Minister said that government is making all out efforts to block blasphemous material on social media. He said eleven people who commented on such posts are being interrogated.
He urged all Muslims countries to practice unity against sordid conspiracies against Islam as the matter of blasphemy hurts feelings of all Muslims.
He said the government will take strict action against blasphemous contents and will avail all the possible options.
The Minister said that cooperation from the US Administration is also being sought through US embassy in Pakistan in this regard.