Nepal’s government has issued a circular to all the civil servants on Monday to be cautious while using social media sites.
A press release issued by the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Minister (OPMCM) states that it urged the government officials to be vigilant while using the social media like Facebook, Twitter and Blog.
“Government officials are appealed not to Like, Share, Tag, Retweet the social media contents that would disrupt the social harmony,” the circular states.
The circular comes in the wake of protests, strikes and demonstrations across the country against the number and delineation of federal provinces in the new constitution.
OPMCM is of view that the social media contents like opinion post, cartoon, photo and graphics can have negative impact on peace and security.
The circular further reads, “The social media contents should not hurt the sentiments of any ethnic groups, language, culture, religion and communities.” Enditem