ISLAMABAD: Telecom operators have been directed to suspend their services in specific areas of Rawalpindi and Islamabad during Muharram-ul-Harram.
In a tweet, deputy commissioner Muhammad Hamza Shafqaat regretted the inconvenience to general public and said the cellular network would be closed during main procession in sectors G-9, G-10 on 8th Muharram.
In sectors G-6, G-7 and Blue Area, the mobile service would remain suspended on 9th Muharram-ul-Harram and 19th Safar.
The cellular service would remain suspended in Sector I-10, Khayaban-e-Sirsyed (Rawalpindi) during the night falling between 9th and 10th Muharram-ul-Harram. The service would be unavailable in Sector G-6 on 10th Muharram-ul-Harram.
Likewise, the service will be no more available in Bari Imam area on 11th Muharram.