25/03/2015 4:10 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST

Pakistan Govt 'Keen' On Bringing Back YouTube, Says Education Minister

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KARACHI— Pakistan's State Minister for Education Baleeghur Rehman has said that the government is "keen" to make YouTube available to the people.

Rehman said that the government was serious in trying to make YouTube available since it has a large repository of educational materials on the site that has been inaccessible since September 2012, reported Dawn News.

Rehman was addressing a townhall session on Media Information Literacy that was in collaboration with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco).

The minister also said that they were trying to make objectionable content filtered from the website so that it can be used as a tool to promote education in Pakistan.

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