Govt Shuts Down Social Media Apps Across Pakistan

At an important development at the history of continuing national protests, the national government has chosen to block most of social-media programs from the nation from 1-1 AM-3 PM.

According to sources, the federal government is preparing to get a strong crackdown against violent protesters.
PTA has recently issued a notification in this aspect that states the subsequent services will be obstructed out of 1100 hrs — 1500 hrs now (16th Apr 2021) in the orders of the national government.

  • Twitter
  • Face-book
  • Whats App
  • YouTube
  • TikTok
  • Telegram

After approached, telecom businesses told ProPakistani they’ve clear directions from the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to obstruct most of CDN traffic now from 11 AM to 3 PM to restrain interpersonal media marketing traffic on account of the protests.

There’s not any assurance once the businesses are certain to get consent for resumption of servicesthey included.
Early in the day on Thursdaythe house Department Punjab had frozen cellular and online services in Lahore because of those protests, causing difficulties for thousands and thousands of consumers.

The evolution came a day after the federal government black-listed Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) as a terrorist organization under 11B (1 ) ) of their Anti-Terrorism Act, 1997.Previously Wednesday, Minister for Interior Affairs, Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed, had announced the congestion of mobile and online coverage in areas afflicted with TLP protests.

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