Countering fake news culture prime responsibility of youth: Pervaiz Ashraf.

ISLAMABAD -- Speaker National Assembly Raja Pervaiz Ashraf Monday said that the rising trend of spreading fake news was alarming as it had ruined the social fabric and had put integrity of individuals at stake.

Spreading fake news without verification tantamount to breaching the sanctity of individuals and institutions, he expressed these views while addressing the delegation of interns serving in the Parliament House.

While talking about the efficacy of social media, he said that it was the responsibility of the youth of the country to use social media platforms with responsibility and integrity.

Speaker Raja Pervaiz Ashraf outlined the vital role of youth in discouraging the use of social media outlets as weapons of spreading negativity and chaos.

He advised the youth to use their potential for making Pakistan a prosperous and developed...

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