Foreign production will ‘damage’ the domestic entertainment industry, Fawad said | Instant News

ISLAMABAD: The Minister of Science and Technology, Fawad Chaudhry on Sunday was the last person to participate Ertugrul controversy went along when he said that foreign production would “damage” the domestic entertainment industry.

The minister took to Twitter to express “his surprise” at the state-owned television station Pakistani Television (PTV) to “be proud of [in] other country production “.

“Surprised by @PTVHomeOfficial with pride [in] “Other countries’ production, you have to focus on the production, sir. Otherwise foreign drama will damage your production, it’s always cheap to import foreign drama but this will have a devastating long-term effect on our own program,” he tweeted.

Was released (Resurrection) Ertugrul, based on the life and times of 13th century Turkish Oghuz Muslim leader Ertugrul, took over the country, destroy television notes.

The series was praised for its focus on historical figures from the Muslim world who have been framed as a role model for Pakistani youth, and the Urdu version of the show has screened more than 300 million views on YouTube alone.

Dubbed Muslim Game of ThronesThe series was broadcast following the direction of Prime Minister Imran Khan who, according to his aide at the information and broadcast of Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan, wanted to “protect our social, cultural and religious norms.”

However, this series sparked debate in Pakistan with many celebrities voicing concern that foreign content would eventually prove dangerous to local content consumption.

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