Mobile Phone Services to Remain Suspended in 35 Districts on Jan 25th [Updated]

Celluar Service Suspension Government of Pakistan, through Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, has directed telecom companies in Pakistan to suspend mobile phone and wireless services on Friday due to security situation on the occasion of 12th Rabiul Awwal.

According to PTA’s directive, a copy of which is available with ProPakistani, cellular services will remain suspended from 10AM to 8PM in total of 35 Districts.

Keep reading for details.

Media reports say that provincial governments — fearing security threats — had requested the federal government to block mobile phone services in major cities of the country.

As per PTA’s directive, mobile phone service will be suspended in following districts in three provinces:

Punjab

  1. Lahore
    • City area in Lahore
  2. Sheikhupura
    • Throughout the district
  3. Nankana
    • City Nakana Sahib
    • More Khunda PS Mangtanwala.
    • City Sangla Hill
    • City Shahkot
  4. Gujranwala
    • City area in Gujranwala
  5. Sialkot
    • Main City area in Sialkot
  6. Narowal
    • Tehsil Narowal
    • Tehsil Shakargarh
    • Tehsil Zafarwal
  7. Rawalpindi
    • City area Rawalpindi
  8. Attock
    • City area Attock
  9. Jhelum
    • City area Jhelum
  10. Chakwal
    • City area Chakwal
  11. Sargodha
    • Sargodha City
  12. Bhakkar
    • Entire District
  13. Faisalabad
    • Urban/City Area Faisalabad
    • City Jaranwala
    • City Tandlianwala
    • City Samundri
    • Rural Areas of Faisalabad.
  14. Jhang
    • City Jhang
    • Sadar Jhang
    • Shorkot
    • 18 Hazari
    • Ahmadpur Sial
    • Garhmaharaja
  15. Chiniot
    • City area of PS City Chiniot
    • City area of PS Chenab Nagar
    • City area of PS Lalian
    • City Area of PS Bhowana
  16. Multan
    • City area Multan
  17. Lodhran
    • City area Lodhran
  18. Sahiwal
    • City Sahiwal
    • City Chichawatni
  19. Okara
    • Okara City
  20. Pakpattan
    • Pakpattan city
    • Arifwala City
  21. D.G. Khan
    • City D.G Khan.
    • Qasba Kot Chutta
    • Sakhi Sarwar (Airport / Contonment)
    • Taunsa Sharif
  22. Rajanpur
    • City Area of Rajanpur
  23. Muzaffargarh
    • Tehsil Kot Addu, Specially PARCO Qasba
    • Gujra PS Mehmood Kot AES Lalpir & PSO
    • Oil Depot Mehmood Kot and Head Taunsa
  24. Layyah
    • City Layyah
    • Karor
  25. Bahawalpur
    • Tehsil Bahawalpur City
    • Tehsil Sadar Bahawalpur
    • Tehsil Ahmadpur East
    • Tehsil Khairpur Tamewali
    • Tehsil Hasilpur
    • Tehsil Yazman
  26. Bahawalnagar
    • City Bahawalnagar
  27. R.Y. Khan
    • Tehsil Rahim Yar Khan
    • Tehsil Khanpur
    • Tehsil Sadiqabad
    • Tehsil Liaqatpur

Balochistan

  1. Quetta
    • In Quetta City Only

Sindh

  1. Karachi (Entire District)
  2. Hyderabad (Entire District)
  3. Khairpur (Entire District)
  4. Mirpurkhas (Entire District)
  5. Sukkur (Entire District)
  6. Larkana (Entire District)
  7. N / Feroze (Entire District)

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