Rehman Malik announced, mobile services will be suspended for four hours in some areas of Pakistan on Eid-ul-Azha 2012

- Pakistani

Federal Interior Minister of Pakistan Rehman Malik has announced mobile services will be suspended for a few hours in 13 cities of Pakistan on the religious festival of Eidul Azha on 26 October.

He said there are dangers of terrorist attacks and Government is taking this decision for security measures. Pakistani people have to face the difficulty of unavailability of mobile services for four hours from 06:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

On Eid-ul- Fitar mobiles services had been suspended in 12 cities of Pakistan for few hours. Rehman Malik said that action remained beneficial for protection of nation.


Rehman Malik also said that organisation and groups have to get certificate from DCO or DPO to collect hides of sacrificial animals. Any banned organisation would not be allowed to collect hides of sacrificial animals on Eid-ul-Azha.

He also said that banned outfits would not be allowed to collect hides of sacrificial animals forcefully.

Provincial authorities have been directed to take strict actions against those organizations which collect the hides violating the rule.