ISLAMABAD : The Ministry of Interior has forwarded a letter the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to suspended cellular services in Islamabad on the occasion of Independence Day.
Utv Pakistan Report
The mobile phone service will remain suspended for six hours from 6:00am till 12:00pm on Sunday as the part of security measures for Independence Day celebrations planned in the federal capital.
Militants often detonate bombs using cell phones and the government has implemented similar service suspensions in the past to avert any untoward incident.
Preparations are underway across the country to celebrate the Independence Day on 14th August in a befitting manner.
Houses, streets and bazaars are being decorated with buntings, banners and national flags.
Special stalls have been set up in markets and bazaars for sale of national flags and green caps, which are making roaring business.
Various political, educational, social and literary organizations are chalking out programmer and functions to celebrate the event.