IHC lifts ban on celebrating Valentine’s Day

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Excessive Court docket (IHC) has lifted the ban on celebrating the Valentine’s Day, ARY Information reported on Friday.

Final yr, a single bench of the excessive court docket, comprising Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui, had issued a keep order, prohibiting celebration of Valentine’s Day in public areas and authorities workplaces within the nation.

The media was additionally requested to not air promotional content material on this regard, in keeping with the keep order of the IHC.

Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kiyani took up the case, in the present day,, by which applicant, Abdul Waheed, representatives of the data ministry, Pakistan Digital Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) and Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) appeared earlier than it.

The honuorable choose after listening to the arguments from each side, wrapped up the case by setting apart the judgment of former justice Shaukat Aziz, relating to ban on Valentine’s Day celebrations.

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The petitioner had moved the Islamabad Excessive Court docket (IHC) in opposition to celebration of the Valentine’s Day by terming it in opposition to Islamic teachings and traditions, and sought a ban on it in Pakistan.

He pleaded with the choose to grant a keep order in opposition to celebration of Valentine’s Day and challenge directives for the PEMRA to cease tv channels from selling it.

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