Blasphemy under pretext of freedom of expression not acceptable, Pakistan tells Facebook VP

Blasphemy under pretext of freedom of expression not acceptable, Pakistan tells Facebook VP
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ISLAMABAD - Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi says Pakistan firmly believes in freedom of expression but blasphemous or hateful content under the pretext of freedom of expression is not acceptable for us.

He was talking to Vice President Public Policy Facebook Simon Milner in Islamabad on Wednesday.

The Foreign Minister commended the role of Facebook in promotion of e-commerce in Pakistan.

Matters of mutual interest including control of hateful material and promotion of e-commerce on Facebook were discussed in the meeting.

Simon Milner said this was his first visit, and his meetings with the Pakistani officials proved useful.

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