Islamabad (Staff Report): Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan met with Facebook's Vice President Joel Kaplan over removal of blasphemous content on the social networking site.
During the meeting, Joel Kaplan assured the Interior Minister that Facebook was doing its best to remove blasphemous content. He also offered his full cooperation to the Interior Minister to solve the issue.
Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on the other hand invited Facebook to open its office in Pakistan.
Facebook's Vice President said, "We are committed to removing fake accounts and hate content from Facebook. There are 33 million Facebook users in Pakistan.”
He added that the Facebook team is also committed to remove fake accounts, explicit, hateful and provocative material from its website.
Meanwhile, the Interior Minister said that the government of Pakistan believed in freedom of speech and expression yet it would not allow anyone to hurt people's religious sentiments.
"Blasphemous content is hurting the sentiments of the whole Muslim community," he added.