A High Court in Pakistan has issued an order to ban Valentine’s Day celebration in public places and the promotion of Valentine’s Day on social media. This order was based on a
petition presented by Abdul Waheed, a citizen of Pakistan, claiming that Valentine celebration was un-Islamic.
The court accepted the petition of Abdul Waheed and had ordered the government to take action to immediately stop the celebration of Valentine’s Day. This ban was also extended to the print and electronic media in the country