Following the abrogation of Articles 35A and 370, Pakistan has decided to ban all cultural exchanges with India, including all kinds of joint ventures between the entertainment industries of the two countries, said Firdous Ashiq Awan.
Pakistan’s Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on Thursday launched a national slogan “Say No to India”.
“All kinds of Indian content have been stopped and PEMRA has been directed to step up its vigilance along with actions against the sale of Indian DTH instruments,” said Special Assistant to Pakistan’s Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan.
“All external communications will be dealt with by Pakistan’s Ministry of Information, the Foreign Office and Inter-Service Public Relations (the communication wing of the ISI) as per nature of information,” she said.
She claimed that in the current situation, the clash between Indian and Pakistani cultural and social values were imminent, and it was the media’s responsibility to come to the forefront to “defeat Indian cultural invasion”.
The Pakistani government has also banned the screening of Indian films in the country. ”
“No Indian film will be screened in any Pakistani cinema. Drama, films and Indian content of this kind will be completely banned in Pakistan,” Firdous Ashiq Awan Tweeted.