Mobile Cell phone service will remain suspended in major cities
Lahore (23 November,2012) – Cell phone service in major cities will be suspended after Jumma prayers till end of Youm-e-Ashoor.
According to a decision taken by the government, mobile phone service in major cities including Karachi, Kohat, Mansehra, Haripur, Dera Ismail Khan, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Peshawar, Lahore, Quetta, Multan will be suspended after Jumma prayers till end of Youm-e-Ashoor due to security reasons.
Balochistan government has backed the proposal of federal government to suspend cell phone service.
Balochistan Interior Secretary, Akbar Durani has said that the mobile phone service in Quetta, Naseeabad, Loralai and Zohb will remain suspended on 9th and 10th Muharram while the provincial government has not taken any decision on ban on motorcycle riding in Quetta. However, ban on pillion riding will remain imposed