Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser and Advisor to Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Science and Information Technology Zia Ullah Khan Bangash had a video link meeting with Facebook officials Sarim Aziz Head of Public Policy South Asia and Sehar Tariq Public Policy Manager Pakistan. Issues of mutual interest and bilateral cooperation were discussed at the meeting.

Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser and Zia Ullah Bangash assured necessary legislation to create a favorable environment for the commencement of Facebook Monetization. Consultation and consideration of necessary legislation to turn on Facebook monetization in Pakistan were also discussed in the meeting. Mr. Asad Qaiser requested Facebook officials to enable the Pakistani youth to exercise their creativity by creating quality content and earn financial benefits.

He also praised Ziaullah Bangash for his efforts to materialize the vision of Digital Pakistan. His efforts for engaging all stakeholders onboard involving the big tech especially Facebook were also applauded.

Our government is taking steps to empower the youth, e-commerce stands to be one of the most effective platforms for the unemployed people of Pakistan. We are trying our best to remove all the hindrances for our youth. Zia Ullah Bangash

Date happened: 
Thursday, April 1, 2021