Islamabad: The National Assembly (NA) Speaker Sardar Ayyaz Sadiq has barred the journalists from the coverage of NA proceedings through cell phones and Skype.

Speaker NA took notice of coverage of joint session of parliament through mobile phone and imposed ban on mobile phone coverage. He has also decided to contact PEMRA on this matter.

NA speaker said that parliamentary rules and regulation don’t allow coverage of proceedings through mobile phone. Parliamentary reporters cannot use skype or mobile cameras for coverage of proceedings.