Published On: Sun, Mar 13th, 2016

Shehbaz Sharif takes notice of offensive content in book


LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday took notice of including offensive content against a particular segment of society in a book.

According to a handout issued by DGPR here, a two-member committee has been constituted in this regard headed by Chairman Chief Minister’s Inspection Team Irfan Ali and the committee will submit its report within three days.

Dr Zafar Iqbal Qureshi will be member of the committee.

It will investigate why the offensive content published in 2010 edition of the book written by Abdul Hameed Taga and Abdul Aziz Taga remained un-noticed till now.

The committee will recommend a way forward for removal of this offensive content from the textbooks available in the market forthwith.

The committee will also review the existing mechanism to check the quality of content being published by private authors/publishers. – APP


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