PTA, TikTok sign MoU to encourage safer digital environment for Pakistani Youth
ISLAMABAD-The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) and TikTok signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote digital safety in government schools across Pakistan through a multifaceted approach.
The program includes comprehensive training programs and guidelines for teachers, parents, and students that will be covered through workshops, seminars, webinars, awareness videos, etc., to shed light on the legitimate use of social media and tackle associated risks, said a news release.
In attendance at this significant event were Chairman PTA, Maj Gen (R) Hafeez your Rehman, Director General (WAD), and Director General (S&D), as well as representatives from MoITT.
The Head of Public Policy and Government Relations, Pakistan at TikTok, Fahad Khan Niazi, and the Head of Public Policy Programs South Asia at TikTok, Zara Basharat Higgs, were also present.
At this event, the Chairman of PTA said that PTA remains steadfast in its dedication to digital safety.
This partnership with TikTok, a prominent social media platform, affirms PTA’s commitment to a more secure and safe online environment. This collaboration underscores the vision of both organizations for a digital space where safety is paramount.
The PTA anticipated that this pioneering initiative would set the stage for other social media platforms to establish partnerships with the authorities to enhance the local digital environment.
Source: The Nation