Pakistan has imposed a temporary ban on the screening of Indian and foreign films during Eid holidays.
According to a notification issued by the ministry of information and broadcasting, the exhibition and screening of Indian and foreign films will be banned from two days before the Eid to until two weeks after the holidays.
An official in the ministry said the step had been taken on the requests by the Pakistani film exhibitors, distributors and production houses.
“The notification says that the temporary ban is being imposed in order to promote local movies on the festivals, a time when usual than larger audience is attracted towards cinemas”
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