Senate passes resolution against blasphemous content

Islamabad: Senate on Friday has passed resolution against the presence of blasphemous content on social media website.

Senator Kamil Ali Agha of Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) moved resolution in the upper house.

“The constitution of Pakistan did not allow sacrilegious content against Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), other prophets (AS) and companions of the Prophet (PBUH),” the resolution reads.

The resolution further stated that some elements committed shameful act of blasphemy over which government should take immediate action.

“We should not allow the spreading of blasphemous content,” resolution states. The resolution reached consensus by senators.

Senator Aitzaz Ahsan also presented his point of view in the Senate; he said that banning social media sites or organizing protests are not  proper solution to the problem and it is Senate’s responsibility to guide nation towards the issue.