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Pakistan

Web Desk
December 1, 2017

Cellular services restored in major cities of Sindh, Quetta

Pakistan

Web Desk
Fri, Dec 01, 2017

KARACHI: The cellular services, suspended as part of security arrangements on Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH), has been restored in major cities of the country.

The cell phone network was suspended for 12 hours in Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur and Quetta.

A notification, issued by Sindh government on Thursday, said that cellular services in Karachi, Hyderabad and Sukkar will remain suspended from 8:00 am until 8:00 pm on Friday to maintain law and order.

The provincial government had taken strict measures to ensure security of processions on Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH), deploying a large numbers of security personnel.

Public Holiday

The federal and provincial governments had declared December 1 as public holiday on account of Jashan-e-Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH).

Muslims celebrate the birth of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) on the 12th of Rabiul Awaal, the third month in Islamic calendar.