NEW DELHI: The official Twitter account of the Pakistan government has been blocked from being viewed in India in response to a legal demand.
This was confirmed after a notice displayed when attempting to access the account. This is the third time in the past six months that the account has been blocked in the neighbouring country.
The account titled, @GovtofPakistan, remained available for viewing from the countries including the America and Canada.
The microblogging website in a statement said that the official account of the Pakistani government has been blocked in India.
Twitter said, “The company’s guidelines force it to withhold accounts in response to authoritative legal demand.”
The notice said that the Pakistan government account is active in other countries including the America and Canada.
The Ministry of Information Technology did not comment on the issue so far.۔
The Twitter account of Pakistan government was blocked in last year in July and October.