Bangladesh lifts ban on so­cial me­dia

Asian Journal - - Asia -

Dhaka: Bangladesh has lifted a ban on all so­cial net­work­ing plat­forms, the me­dia re­ported on Mon­day. Bangladeshi State Min­is­ter for Post and Telecom­mu­ni­ca­tions Tarana Halim con­firmed the gov­ern­ment’s de­ci­sion to Xin­hua news agency. The de­ci­sion to lift ban on all so­cial me­dia plat­forms came hours af­ter the Bangladesh Telecom­mu­ni­ca­tion Reg­u­la­tory Com­mis­sion’s (BTRC) new in­struc­tion to block three more on­line voice and mes­sag­ing ser­vices -- Twit­ter, Skype, imo. “All so­cial me­dia have been opened. They are now avail­able across Bangladesh,” Halim said. IANS

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