PTA restores mobile data services in GB.

Gilgit -- After a 16-day suspension amid religious tensions in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB), mobile data services were fully restored across the region on Monday. The services were suspended on Sept 1.

In a letter addressed to the Secretary of the MinisAtry of Interior, the Gilgit-Baltistan home and prisons department officially communicated its decisioAn to restore 4G cellular inteArAnet services in the region.

The Pakistan TeleAcomAmunication Authority (PTA) restored the mobile cellular internet services after the GB government said security conditions had improved in the region.

The letter, dated September 18, stated the decision to restore 4G cellular internet services had been made in the larger interest of the people, with the aim to alleviate difficulties faced by the masses.

According to a press release issued by the Gilgit-Baltistan government on Monday, the internet and mobile phone services were suspended in the region to restore law and order situation and to stop spread of malicious content by miscreants on social media.

The press release said as the law and order situation has come back to normal and in order to end...

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