Pakistan, Election in Pakistan 2013 : PTA announced a notice to suspend the cell services in Sindh across the Sindh.
In a bid to thwart any terrorist plans of sabotaging the peaceful polling process, the Sindh government earlier on Friday evening issued a notice to suspend cellular phone services across the province including the capital Karachi in the wake of historic May 11 elections.
The PTA was directed to “gradually” suspend mobile phone services in Sindh including Karachi, the financial and economical hub of Pakistan.
The gradual suspending of the services was to start from Friday evening and expected till end of polling process at 5 pm on Saturday.
Cellular phone services have also been suspended in the past as a precautionary security measure.