The High Court of Lahore ordered the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) on Friday to take action against complaints against unjustified promotional text messages and phone calls. For the promotion of your business. The PTA director, Muhammad Shafique, appeared in court, however, he was unable to respond satisfactorily to the judge’s questions.
The judge noted that mobile phone users had often complained of receiving text messages from water tank cleaning service providers daily from multiple numbers. The PTA official stated that there was no mechanism to control such text messages. However, the judge noted that the PTA could take action against the numbers of mobile phones used to send unnecessary text messages and promotional calls.
The petitioner’s lawyer argued that mobile phone users faced great danger due to text messages and unjustified calls. He said that the PTA, which is a regulatory agency, should be ordered to prohibit such promotional activities on cell phones. Judge Khan suspended the hearing until July 19 and insinuated that the PTA president be called if no action was taken against complaints against text messages and unwanted calls.