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Obstruction of Cellular Services:

Ministry of Interior Rehman Malik blocked the cellular service in certain areas of the country on September 21st 2012, as this step had been taken to prevent terrorist attacks. The authority aimed to cut off communication capabilities of miscreants and terrorists to foil their plans. He added that terrorists usually used mobile phones to detonate explosive devices. According to reports on social media, Mobilink, Warid, Telenor, Ufone and Zong have blocked services. Earlier, in an attempt to ensure security during the celebrations of Eidul Fitr, cellular service providers in Pakistan had been told by the Ministry of Interior that they may be asked to immediately stop services in certain areas of the country between August 19 to August 20.

Direct Impact:
The direct impact of this policy is that people were safe from any kind of terrorist attack.

Indirect Impact:
Cellular service is incredibly vital in these days. The indirect impact of this policy was that, people who wanted to contact their respected ones were powerless to contact.

Ishq-e-Rasool (PBUH)Day:
On September 21st 2012, the day was called as Ishq-e-Rasool (pbuh) day to express reverence for Prophet Mohammad (pbuh) and register the governments protest against the recently released anti-Islam film in the US On 21st September 2012, the day had been declared as a national holiday to express reverence for Prophet Mohammad (p.b.u.h) and registered the governments protest against the recently released anti-Islam film in the US. .The Ministry of Information Technology blocks YouTube in order to register our protest at the availability of this sacrilegious film on the website, and our demand for its immediate removal. The controversial film has sparked protests all across the world by Muslims, protesting against the portrayal of Prophet Mohammad (pbuh) in the film. The government has recently blocked YouTube in the country after the company refused to remove the films trailer from the site.

Normative Dimension:
This example can show our normative dimension which is showing our values, beliefs, norms and culture that any disrespect of our Respectful person will not be tolerated.

Intended Consequences:

The intended consequence of this policy is to give a huge loss to other country in order to protest.

Unintended Consequences:
1. The unintended consequence of this policy is that, individuals who earn for the regular basis wont be able to earn that day due to that national holiday. 2. Another unintended consequence of this policy is that, students who uses YouTube for study purpose i.e. for lectures, is unable to gain knowledge. 3. Another unintended consequence of this policy is that, a lot of public property was destroyed in order to protest. Government of Pakistan is failing to realize the economic costs of war on terror that we have been fighting because of how our leaders tend to focus on petty political gains. We do not realize how expensive suicide bombs, militant-rule and a military campaign against them can be. The fact remains that the most important factor is Pakistan bearing the direct and indirect costs being the frontline state in the first worlds War on Terror. The IMF has highlighted the economic cost of the war by looking at the direct cost of resource movement and indirect cost of loss of exports, foreign investment, privatization, industrial output, and tax collection.

Future announced policy of PTI:


PTI announced its Economic Policy Vision in which they listed down health and education as priorities among reforms in governance and revenue collection if PTI chief Imran Khan comes into power after the next elections.

Intended consequences
The intended consequence of that policy is that the Railway Ministry will be abolished and it will work under an autonomous board instead of the government, Implementation of Civil Service Reforms, Government to make tax policy, FBR to implement independently, Increase in spending from 2% of GDP to 5% in five years, Divert all resources to maximizing energy production

Short term: The short term impact of coal policies was negative as the new innovative technologies needs to introduce; Long terms: The long term impact of coal policies was positive as electricity got so cheap.