Restoration of social media platforms starts after temporary blockage

The Nation  |  Apr 16, 2021

After the temporary blockage of social media by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Friday, the restoration of blocked platforms has been started, all across the country.

As per the notification issued by PTA, numerous social networking sites including Twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp, YouTube, Telegram and other apps had been blocked from 1100hrs to 1500hrs on April 16, 2021 around the country.

It is significant to be stated here that the internet service was suspended in some areas of Lahore on Thursday as well, due to protests in the provincial capital. The PTA sources said that the step was taken after anti-government content was uploaded.

Meanwhile, the citizens have raised multitudes of concerns pertaining to lack of lack of connectivity. 

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