Govt to block Afghan cellphone Roaming facility

Islamabad (21th June 2014): Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Saturday requested obstructing of meandering office of Afghan supporter character modules (Sims) of cellphones to check against state and criminal exercises of terrorists in the nation, authorities said.

Security authorities said aggressors regularly utilize cell telephones to do terrorist strike and that Afghan cellular telephones are additionally utilized for terrorist exercises, Xinhua reported.

The administration has taken the choice to detach wandering office of Afghan Sims after the real military hostile in North Waziristan tribal area, bordering Afghanistan.

“On the solicitation of law requirement orgs, Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has coordinated Pakistan Telecom Authority to stop wandering offices on Afghanistan Sims to square against state and criminal exercises of terrorists in Pakistan,” the executive office said in an announcement.

The PM needed this undertaking to be finished in the following couple of days, said the announcement.

It said the measure would be useful in blocking interchanges between the terrorists and would likewise help in decreasing law violations identified with seizing for payment.

The Afghan government has not yet remarked on the Pakistani choice.

Security authorities said Afghan Sims are likewise utilized for coercion from organizations and well off individuals in Pakistan.