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CJ directs PTA to block 'vulgar ads' by cellcos.


ISLAMABAD -- Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has directed the PTA chairman to stop the showing of vulgar advertisements of phone companies on television.

The chief justice issued these remarks while hearing a lottery case. He said that all lotteries associated with gambling were un-Islamic. During the hearing, he said: "We think that several advertisements of phone companies are vulgar and shameful, and they cannot be watched while sitting with families. It does not matter how much modern we have become, but we cannot ignore moral values".

CJ Iftikhar Chaudhry directed the PTA chairman to strictly monitor ads of phone companies and stop running of vulgar advertisements.

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Title Annotation:Chief Justice; Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry; Pakistan Telecommunication Authority
Publication:Technology Times
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:9PAKI
Date:May 20, 2012
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