Mobile phones and PTCL vfone wireless closed in Karachi, Quetta

Mobile Service close in Karachi, Quetta today from 1pm till evening

PTCL’s wireless service (Vfone) also suspended

Updated on 01:15 PM (23-11-2012)

Mobile phones and PTCL vfone wireless service suspended in Karachi, Quetta

Cellular phone and PTCL wireless service has been suspended in Karachi and Quetta following the announcement made by Interior Minister Rehman Malik.

Karachi, Quetta (Breaking News / Express Tribune / November 23, 2012) – Interior Minister Rehman Malik announced on Friday that cellular services will be barred in provincial capitals Karachi and Quetta, today, from 1pm till the evening (23/11/2012), Express News reported. Additionally, he said PTCL’s wireless service will also be suspended.

Speaking to the media, Malik said that suspension of services in Islamabad and other cities is being considered and will be announced soon through a press release.

Malik had said on Thursday that a strategy was being devised for suspending cellular services.

The Government of Sindh has also announced a three-day public holiday on 8, 9 and 10 of Muharram.

All educational and government institutions in Sindh will remain closed on all three days.

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