The Ministry of Information and Technology restored the YouTube banned for blasphemous contents on popular video sharing website, officials said Wednesday.

However, the ban on social networking website, Facebook will remain effective as per the orders of Lahore High Court.

After the order by LHC, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) had blocked the two popular websites among some other 800 indefinitely in a bid to contain the blasphemous material regarding an online competition to draw the caricatures of Holy Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).