State Minister for Post and Telecommunications Tarana Halim has asked Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) to unblock the social networking site Facebook after 22 days of restriction on it.
bdnews24.com adds : The State Minister told the media on Thursday that the government has cleared the decision to unblock the social media site.
However, a decision on other blocked social media apps, like Viber and WhatsApp will be taken later, she told the media.
The minister called the telecoms regulator’s chief during the media briefing and told him to open access to Facebook.
On Nov 18, access to Facebook, its messenger app and some other communication apps were blocked on grounds of national security.