Amid power crisis, Pak may face network shut down


Pakistan telecom body has warned about shutting down mobile and internet services due to nationwide long hours power outages.

The National Information Technology Board (NITB) of Pakistan gave a warning on shut down of mobile and internet services owing to the power outage crisis in the country.

Taking to Twitter, the board said, “Telecom operators in Pakistan have warned about shutting down mobile and internet services due to long hours power outages nationwide, as the interruption is causing issues and hindrance in their operations.”

Meanwhile, Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif warned the country that they might face increased load shedding in the coming month of July, a report said, on Monday. He also said that Pakistan could not get the required liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply, however, the coalition government was trying to make the deal possible.