Mobile phone services to remain suspended on 9th, 10th Muharram: PTA

HeadlinesMobile phone services to remain suspended on 9th, 10th Muharram: PTA

Update story: Mobile service suspended in Islamabad

Mobile Phone service will remain closed n Rawalpindi for 2 more days after violence  in Raja Bazar rawalpindi. Clcik here to read this latest story



KARACHI: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Wednesday decided to suspend cellphone services in various cities across the country including Islamabad on 9th and 10th Muharram-ul-Haram.

Those cities in Punjab which will face blockage of mobile phone services on 9th and 10th Muharram include Lahore, Sargodha, Rawalpindi, Jhang, Faisalabad, Attock, Multan, Rahim Yar Khan, Gujranwala, Nankana Saahab, Bhakkar, Dera Ghazi Khan, Muzaffargarh and Pakpatan.

In Sindh, Karachi, Hyderabad, Khairpur, Sukkur, Sehwan and  Larkana will face suspension of mobile phone services.

In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, mobile phone services will be blocked in Kohat, Astarzai, Hangu, Bannu, Lakki Marwat, Dera Ismail Khan, Tank, Mansehra and Haripur.

The mobile phone services will also be blocked in the cities of Azad Kashmir which include Muzaffarabad, Neelum, Rawalakot, Kotli and Mirpur.

Mobile phone services are likely to be blocked from 6 to 8 hours on 9th and 10th Muharram.

Must read

Recent News

Brother of senior journalist Mateen Haider abducted from Rawalpindi

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The younger brother of senior journalist and anchorperson Mateen Haider was abducted on Wednesday morning while he was on his way from...

President for stronger economic and cultural ties with China

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: President Asif Ali Zardari has stated that Pakistan and China enjoy long-term strategic relations, which need to be further strengthened in the...

Child Protection Institute resolved 258 cases of child protection since 2021

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Child Protection Institute (CPI), Ministry of Human Rights, has dealt with 260 cases of child protection since its inauguration in June...

IPO to celebrate World Intellectual Property Day on April 26

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The annual World Intellectual Property Day, observed on April 26, is set to focus on the theme "IP and SDGs: Building Our...

Speakers demand informed policy endeavours to facilitate elderly population of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The HelpAge International has organized stakeholder dialogue on World Health Day to mull over suggestions to improve and guide policy endeavours to...