Islamabad, Oct. 21 -- Pakistan's telecom regulator has announced it will lift a ban on popular video-sharing app TikTok.

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) said on Monday the decision was taken after TikTok's management assured the PTA that it will block all accounts "involved in spreading obscenity and immorality" in the country.

The decision has come more than a week after PTA blocked the Chinese-owned video-sharing platform over "immoral and indecent" content.

ByteDance-owned TikTok later said in a statement that it was pleased to see the app unblocked for users in Pakistan. "We appreciate the PTA's commitment to ongoing productive dialogue and recognise their care for the digital experience of Pakistani users," it said. ...