All Iranian media have been forbidden to publish any advertisements about pets or pet-related products.
The decision was made by the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance after it requested a fatwa on the issue from Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi, announced the ministry’s Advertisement and Information Dissemination Office (AIDO) in a press release on Tuesday.
Based on his response, publishing any advertisement about keeping, buying, and selling pets is forbidden, AIDO Director Alireza Karimi said.
In addition, ads promoting pet foods and shops selling pet accessories, especially for cats and dogs, have been banned by the fatwa, he added.
Karimi demanded that all the various media outlets decline to publish the above-mentioned ads.
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