Mobile services to remain suspended in Quetta on 7,9 and 10th Muharram
Mobile Phone services to remain suspended in Quetta on the 7,9 and 10th days of Muharram Ul Haram. The cellular services will remain off in various parts of Balochistan due to security situations in Ashura.
Meer Zia Ullah Langove, the Home Minister of Balochistan presided over an important meeting regarding security in the days of Ashura and instructed the Police and Law enforcement agencies to maintain peace in the province. The meeting thoroughly reviewed the security situation and Ashura routes on 7, 9, and 10th Muharram in Quetta.
Cellular services will remain off from 6 am to 12 am
Historically such instructions to suspend mobile phone services are issued at the last minute to ensure maximum security, the Home Minister Balochistan stated in the meeting.
The cellular services will also remain suspended in Mach, Bolan, JaffarAbad, Jhal Magsi, and other areas of the province.
The Mobile Phone and Internet services will remain off from 6 AM to 12 AM, a notification from Home Department Balochistan mentioned.
Strict security on the eve of Muharram
Balochistan government has taken strict security measures on the eve of Muharram ul Haram to avert any untoward incident. Thousands of policemen and frontier corps personnel would be deployed throughout the city to maintain law and order situations.
Procession routes would be completely sealed and manned to ensure peace on the eve of Muharram ul Haram. All shops, houses and shopping plazas located on the procession routes would be sealed off. The government has devised a comprehensive security plan to maintain peace.
Senior administration officials also held meetings with religious scholars and the traders community and consulted them about the security arrangements. The religious scholars and traders community assured to provide all possible support to the law enforcement agencies to ensure peace.