Federal Minister for Info and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry took to Twitter to lash out on the Opposition stating that President Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Shehbaz Sharif and Chairperson Pakistan Individuals’s Social gathering (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto “haven’t learn a phrase of election reform and Pakistan Media Improvement Authority (PMDA) nor do they know what the proposals are.”
“Our Opposition has just one position, to unite with the anti-government devil,” added Fawad.
Shehbaz Sharif on Monday vowed to go in opposition to any authorities efforts to go laws associated to the media.
Shehbaz Sharif stated no celebration in parliament will help this “black regulation” apart from the federal government.
“We’ll be part of forces with all political events […] and take Opposition into confidence in opposition to this black regulation,” Shehbaz stated, including: “It is a matter of life and dying for unbiased journalism, democracy, and constitutional freedom.”
“If another authorities had imposed such restrictions, it could have been overthrown,” stated Shehbaz.
Bilawal Bhutto additionally criticised the federal government for the proposed invoice. He stated, “We prefer it when Human Rights Watch (HRW) writes about injustice in Indian occupied Kashmir however go silent when it’s about Pakistan.”
Taking a jibe on the authorities for its double requirements, Bilawal added, “Human Rights Watch assertion on PMDA laws to silence Pakistan media should be learn and this black regulation ought to be rejected as its in opposition to the liberty of speech within the nation.”