After the ongoing natural catastrophe i.e. heavy rains and floods, Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd is making all-out efforts to restore communication lines so that the people in the affected areas can keep in touch with their loved ones.
Numerous telephone lines have become non functional and numerous exchanges rendered un-operational in the Khyber Pakhtoon Khawa province as a result of heavy rains and floods that have devastated the province in recent days. It is a priority of PTCL to restore communication network as soon as possible – to facilitate people in staying connected and locating their loved ones but also aid in the rescue operations.
PTCL employees are playing their due role in the mammoth challenge faced by the nation. In this hour of trial, they are acting far beyond their normal course of duties while risking their lives to restore communication links in order to facilitate the rescue operations and PTCL management is proud of their courageous and brave acts.
Communication Network at Bara, Jehangira, Akora Khattak, Shmli Banser, Batgram, Serai Saleh, Chitral, Islam pur, Mastuji, Saidu Sharif, Shangla, kohat Ahmadi-Banda, Peshawer, Gulabad-Timergara were down on 29th July, 2010 due to heavy rains and floods. Consistent and resolute efforts of PTCL workers have resulted in restoring most of the exchanges and telephone lines on August 01, 2010. staff report