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PTA directs telecom companies to provide free calls in flood affected areas of Balochistan

Following the devastating floods in Balochistan, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has directed service providers to facilitate their customers by providing free of charge services in the calamity-hit areas.

A news release issued here on Tuesday said that PTA stood by the people of Balochistan, and would continue to monitor the communication channels in the food-hit areas and provide regular updates.

Following the directions of PTA and as part of the corporate social responsibility, Jazz for the next seven days is offering free on-net (same network) and PTCL calls to its subscribers. There will be no call setup charges applicable on call connection, and customers having no balance will be able to make on-net calls.