Haque’s assertion is adopted by the choice of the federal authorities taken a couple of days again to develop its personal messaging app by means of collaborative efforts of the Ministry of Info Know-how and IT consultants so as to present a digital communication medium to the nationals with full safety of the folks’s information, messages and private data.
In response to IT ministry, within the first part, the app shall be launched in main cities after being developed on an experimental foundation.
On January 13, the Ministry of Info and Know-how had mentioned that it’s monitoring the present developments and clarifications offered by Fb. “It is dropped at discover that topic modifications in privateness are relevant on WhatsApp enterprise accounts solely whereas common non-business/particular person profiles/accounts aren’t affected,” reads the assertion. IT ministry additional mentioned that every one digital platforms ought to strengthen their engagements with Govt of Pakistan in order that considerations of most people and companies will be nicely addressed by all means. It’s pertinent to say right here that the coverage replace of Fb-owned app WhatsApp is extensively being criticised by customers throughout the globe, calling it a critical risk to their privateness.