Discount comments and posts from Anonymous accounts: PM
Although the social media plays a platform for debate and a source of information, People should know how to discount comments and posts from anonymous accounts.
That was said by Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay in 29 meet the press session on 3 February.
Lyonchen also said that people should be aware of sedition, defamation and libel while posting from anonymous accounts especially while using a personal account.
He also mentioned that there are people who have been in court not by the government but by private individuals. Prime Minister added that anonymous points are unnecessary.
Prime Minister also said that the government should not involve in social media related issues unless the system of government is tremendously strict without freedom of speech and expression.
He added that if these are practicing in country, then he would be encouraging the anonymous posts.
He also said that the journalist around the country somehow thoughts that it was the government, who took Namgay Zam to the court when the government remained soundless during the recent case with Ap SP.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Lyonpo Damcho Dorji supplemented that, while constitution holds the fundamental right; freedom to press, freedom of speech and freedom of expression, one should be also concerned about freedom of privacy on other side.
Lyonpo also said that freedoms from fundamental rights should be exercise in such a way that they don’t violate or incrust others right.
The interaction be- tween the journalists and the cabinet also covered various issues which included the blacktopping works being carried out on Gewog Connectivity road, and better facilities to be provided to pilgrims travelling abroad through private travel agents.
Similarly, the concern issues like contract basis professionals in various ministries and institution, quota for women were also discussed.