Pakistan Banned Pokemon Go at Government Offices

Pokémon Go, the most popular game with more than 50 Million downloads get banned in Pakistan. Yes, it is true, Pakistan Banned Pokemon Go at Government Offices. Pakistani Government has issued a letter in which government officers are advised to avoid downloading and installing Pokemon Go. Not only the Staff members, their family members are also advised to do so.

Pakistan Banned Pokemon Go at Government Offices

Government took this action due to security purposes. Here are the possible reasons due to which Pakistan Banned Pokemon Go.

  • The game automatically turns on GPS/camera and can records activities of the surroundings.
  • A gmail account is needed to play this game. It means the game has complete access to the gmail account. However it can also read and modify the emails, locations and contacts.
  • As the game was not available in Pakistan, due to which many users install this game from unofficial websites.

Here is the picture of Letter issued by Government to all Government offices:

Pakistan Banned Pokemon Go at Government Offices

In July, 2016, Pokemon Go was launched in South Asian Countries. But soon It has to face some official matters complaints. Due to which many countries have banned the Pokemon Go at government offices. India has banned the game due to many security reasons.

Similarly, Vietnam had also banned the game at its government offices and ruling Communist Party. Cambodia also banned the game from a former Khmer Rouge torture center.

Also Read: How to Play Pokémon Go Game on Android?

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Onsa Mustafa

Onsa is a Software Engineer and a tech blogger who focuses on providing the latest information regarding the innovations happening in the IT world. She likes reading, photography, travelling and exploring nature.


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