Govt working to promote religious harmony in Pakistan: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Data and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry stated on Friday that Pakistan and the Holy See may work collectively to counter faux information and hate materials.

Throughout a gathering with Ambassador of the Holy See in Islamabad, Christophe EL Kassis, he stated that on this age of expertise, battle of narratives had changed battle of weapons, and sure international locations and teams had been utilizing the device of media to malign and defame their opponents.

The United Nations ought to introduce a framework to regulate faux information, and hate content material within the media, he stated.

The minister careworn that there was a necessity for getting consciousness about one another’s cultures and spiritual values to advertise a greater understanding of religions.

Prior to now, the world lacked expertise for communication, however now the scenario has reversed, and information spreads rapidly, added Chaudhry.

“Countering propaganda has change into an enormous problem for all the world,” stated the minister.
Chaudhry stated that the governments may management hate materials on mainstream media, however social media was being utilized by proscribed organisations.

“The Ministry of Data and Broadcasting has been working to advertise interfaith concord and peaceable coexistence,” he stated whereas highlighting the 552nd start anniversary celebrations of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev Ji in Pakistan.

The ambassador of the Vatican additionally known as for the promotion of interfaith concord to make sure peace on the planet.

The embassy of the Holy See wished collaboration with native church buildings in Pakistan, EL Kassis added.

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