Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has restored the communication services in earthquake hit areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the official notification issued said.
The recent earthquake hit many north part of the country that cost killings of more than 300 people and damage of infrastructure and properties of people. The earthquake with epicenter in Hindu Kush struck major parts of Pakistan and also affected technical infrastructure and communication links.
PTCL responded proactively to this national calamity and its dedicated teams on ground through their round the clock efforts and hard work, restored most of the communication services in Shangla, Upper Dir and adjacent affected areas.
Moreover, special medical units were mobilized to facilitate the affectees by setting up free medical camps.
Syed Mazhar Hussain, Chief Human Resource Officer PTCL said “PTCL stands with the nation in this hour of grief and is fully cognizant of its responsibilities. Our doctors and medical staff are actively involved in examining the earthquake affectees and providing them complete treatment and medication.”
Muhammad Nasrullah, Chief Business Operations Officer PTCL, while appreciating the quick restoration undertaken by PTCL teams said, “At PTCL our top priority was to restore communication services as soon as possible, to connect the affectees to the rest of the country and making relief and rehabilitation efforts more effective and smooth.”
“Our dedicated teams are working round the clock to keep the vital communication links active in this natural calamity.” added further by Nasrullah.