Recently, the Federal Minister of Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry announced via social media that a Pakistani version of Netflix was in the works.
"We are all set to launch Pakistan’s first OTT TV (Pak version of #Netflix). Technology part is complete, have asked PEMRA to prepare a guideline on content and we will be all set to launch in PPP mode, it'll be just another humble contribution," he wrote.
While netizens had reservations about the content that would be allowed for streaming, industry celebrities too, took to social media to share their two cents regarding the matter.
Osman Khalid Butt has content concerns with PEMRA
"Can literally anyone else prepare the guidelines?" he exclaimed.
Humayun saeed thinks doors to opportunities have opened for new talent
"Thank you for the much needed initiative," he thanked the authorities.
Hareem Farooq is chanting bravo
Ahmed Jahanzaib thinks its a step in the right direction
"This can be huge for our entertainment industry," he hopes.
Waiting to see how this turns out.