April 16: The Express Trubune report by Kamran Yousaf states that Pakistan on Thursday called for progress in the peace process before all foreign forces leave Afghanistan in a first formal reaction to President Joe Biden's announcement to end the longest foreign war in American history. Read More I
Internet and Social Media Blackouts Are Hurting Businesses in Pakistan
May 6: The Diplomat report by Shahid Afzal Khan states that Waqas Ahmed, a Rawalpindi-based online cloth seller at Kite Cloths, lost a good amount of his earnings on April 16 when, without any prior notice, Pakistan decided to shut down social media across the country. Mobile services and Internet were also interrupted in major cities.