April 16: The Nation report by Fawad Yousafzai states that the government yesterday announced a decrease of up to Rs 2.32 per litre in the prices of POL products for the last fortnight of the current month. “The Prime Minister has approved a reduction in petrol prices by Rs 1.79 and the price of diesel by Rs 2.32 applicable from tomorrow (Friday),” tweeted by Finance Minister Hammad Azhar. 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.