OIC meeting: Govt decides not to suspend mobile services in Islamabad

Sheikh Rashid

Minister for Interior Sheikh Rashid has said that the government has decided not to suspend mobile phone services in Islamabad on account of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Foreign Ministers Conference.

In a statement, the minister said local holidays will be observed on Saturday and Monday.

Delegations and ministers from 57 countries are visiting Pakistan for the conference, he added.

Sheikh Rashid further stated that the event will be held in the Parliament.

Earlier, the government had agreed on suspending mobile phone services in the federal capital for three days.

On the other hand, all the arrangements to welcome the foreign delegates of OIC Foreign Ministers extraordinary conference in Islamabad have been finalized.

The Constitution Avenue and all the prominent places in the twin cities along the route of foreign dignitaries have been decorated.

Special teams to receive the OIC foreign ministers and other dignitaries have also been formed.

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the convener of the OIC Conference.

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