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Area Code, Long-distance Call VoIP, Mobile/Cellular Locator and Telephone Number of Pakistan.

References:

Pakistan International Dailing Code

  • Name: Pakistan
  • Code: 92, also +92, 0092, 00 92, 00-92, +92-, +0092, 092, 00092, 011-92 etc.

'Pakistan' (country code +92)

Communication of 15.III.2008:

'Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), Islamabad, announces the new mobile numbering plan for Pakistan. The new numbering scheme will replace current three-digit mobile Network Destination Code (NDC) by a two-digit NDC, by annexing the last digit of the current NDC to the existing subscriber number, wherever possible, while maintaining the National Significant Number (N(S)N) length at ten (10) digits.


Implementation date:


The change from the old numbering plan to the new plan will be carried out on Tuesday, 1 April 2008 at 00h00 UTC + 5 hours.


Numbering Plan of cellular mobile operators:


  • Present Mobile Numbering Plan
Country code
National Destination code
Subscriber number
+92
3 A B
C XX XXXX

Where A = 0 to 6; B = 0 to 9; C = 2 to 9


  • New Changed Mobile Numbering Plan
Country code
National Destination code
Subscriber number
+92
3 A
B C XX XXXX

Where A = 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 6; B = 0 to 9; C = 0 to 9


Numbering Plan of Cellular Mobile Operators (for SCOM (AJK and NAs)


  • Present Mobile Numbering Plan
Country code
National Destination code
Subscriber number
+92
3 A B
C XX XXXX

Where A = 3; B = 5; C = 2 to 9


  • New Changed Mobile Numbering Plan
Country code
National Destination code
Subscriber number
+92
3 A B
C XX XXXX

Where A = 5; B = 5; C = 2 to 9


NOTE:

  • Between 1 April and 30 June 2008, both old and new numbers can be dialled.
  • As from 1 July 2008, only new numbers will be valid.







Contact information for international liaison:


Contact information

Operator Name


Mr Syed Rehan Ali Baaqri

Project Executive

Tel: +92 51 111 345 700

Mobile: +92 345 855 5244

Fax: +92 51 265 2960

E-mail: rehan.baaqri@telenor.com.pk



Telenor Pakistan


Mr Zameer Hussain

Manager Interconnection

Tel: +92 51 280 6068

Mobile: +92 321 516 9115

Fax: +92 51 280 6097

E-mail: zameer.hussain@waridtel.com



Warid Telecom


Mr Shahid Abbasi

Vice President

Tel: +92 51 227 7400

Mobile: +92 320 450 6666

Fax: +92 51 227 3554

E-mail: shahid.abbasi@instaphone.com.pk



Instaphone


Lt. Col Ghulam Hussain Anjum

GSO-1 Ops

Tel: +92 51 556 5330

Mobile: +92 334 500 0170

Fax: +92 51 927 1546

E-mail: gso1ops@sco.gov.pk



SCOM


Mr Imtiaz Hussain

Manager NSS

Tel: +92 51 443 1207

Mobile: +92 333 512 0064

Fax: +92 51 443 1210

E-mail: rehan.baaqri@telenor.com.pk



Ufone


Government and Regulatory Liaison Office



Col Jawad Latif

Director Coordination

Tel: +92 51 227 3990

Mobile: +92 300 855 4555

Fax: +92 51 227 3981

E-mail: jawad.l@mobilink.net



Mobilink


Mr Zafar Usmani

Executive Director

Tel: +92 51 111 222 111

Mobile: +92 304 326 6666

Fax: +92 51 282 6992

E-mail: zafar.usmani@paktel.com



CMPAK


Detailed information is available at PTA website www.pta.gov.pk On home page under Media Center, see 7-8 Digit Mobile Subscriber Number Migration update »»New Numbering Plan for Cellular mobile Operators.


Contact: Director (Engineering)

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA)

Headquarters, F-5/1

ISLAMABAD 44000

Pakistan

Tel: +92 51 287 8136

Fax: +92 51 287 8129

E-mail: talibdogar@pta.gov.pk

http://www.pta.gov.pk/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=594&catid=88&Itemid=166


Communication of 28.IV.2008:

The Pakistan' Telecommunication Authority (PTA), 'Islamabad, announces the area codes for the fixed telephone service in Pakistan.

Fixed area codes


Number plan area (district)
Area code

Karachi

  21

Hyderabad

  22

Dadu

  25

Sahiwal

  40

Faisalabad

  41

Lahore

  42

Okara

  44

Toba Tek Singh

  46

Jhang

  47

Sargodha

  48

Kasur

  49

Islamabad / Rawalpindi

  51

Sialkot

  52

Gujrat

  53

Gujranwala

  55
Number plan area (district)
Area code

Sheikhupura

  56

Attock

  57

Multan

  61

Bahawalpur

  62

Bahawalnagar

  63

Dera Ghazi Khan

  64

Khanewal

  65

Muzaffargarh

  66

Vehari

  67

Rahim Yar Khan

  68

Sukkur

  71

Larkana

  74

Quetta

  81

Gwadar

  86

Peshawar / Charsadda

  91

Tharparkar

232

Mirpur Khas

233

Sanghar

235

Umerkot

238

Naushero Feroze

242

Khairpur

243

Nawabshah

244


Badin

297

Thatta

298

Bhakkar

453

Khushab

454

Pakpattan

457

Mianwali

459

Narowal

542

Chakwal

543

Jhelum

544

Mandi Bahauddin

546

Hafizabad

547

Rajanpur

604

Layyah

606

Lodhran

608

Jacobabad

722

Ghotki

723



'Number plan area (district)
Area code

Shikarpur

726

Zhob

822

Killa Saifullah

823

Loralai

824

Chagai

825

K.Abdullah / Pishin

826

Musakhel

828

Barkhan / Kohlu

829

Bolan

832

Sibi / Ziarat

833

Dera Bugti

835

Jhal Magsi

837

Jaffarabad / Nasirabad

838

Mastung

843

Kalat

844

Kharan

847

Khuzdar

848

Kech

852

Lasbela

853

Panjgur

855

Awaran

856

Kohat

922

Nowshera

923

Khyber / Mohmand Agy

924

Hangu / Orakzai Agy

925

Kurram Agency

926

Karak

927

Bannu / N. Waziristan

928

Malakand

932

Mardan

937

Swabi

938

Buner

939

Bajaur Agency

942

Chitral

943

Upper Dir

944

Lower Dir

945

Swat

946

Tank

963



'Number plan area (district)
Area code

South Waziristan

965

D.I. Khan

966

Lakki Marwat

969

Abottabad

992

Haripur

995

Shangla

996

Mansehra / Batagram

997

Kohistan

998

AJK and FATA

58


Contact:

Mr Muhammad Talib Dogar

Director (Engineering)

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA)

Headquarters, F-5/1

ISLAMABAD

Pakistan

Tel: +92 51 287 8136

Fax: +92 51 287 8129

E-mail: talibdogar@pta.gov.pk

URL: www.pta.gov.pk



Communication of 7.VII.2009:

The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), Islamabad, announces the implementation of the migration plan from seven (7) digits to eight (8) digits fixed-line subscriber numbers in the cities of Karachi and Lahore in Pakistan, effective on1 July 2009, in accordance with the following timelines:


Stages
Process type
Start
End

Stage I

Public notice

   1 May 2009
   30 June 2009

Stage II

Parallel operation

1 July 2009

30 September 2009

Stage III

Announcements

1 October 2009

31 December 2009

Stage IV

Sterilizations

1 January 2010

31 March 2010


According to the new plan, fixed-line subscriber numbers will migrate from seven (7) digits to eight (8) digits by inserting a preceding digit for the numbering in the cities of Karachi (NDC 21) and Lahore (NDC 42), as detailed below:

– Digit «3» will be added to the numbering series starting from 2XX XXXX to 8XX XXXX

– Digit «9» will be added to the numbering series starting from 9XX XXXX

– Maximum number length: 14

– Minimum number length: 6


Existing plan
New plan with effect on 1 July 2009
Area code
Subscriber number
Area code
New subscriber number

+92 – 21 &

+92 – 42

AXX XXXX

(A = 2-8, X = 0 – 9)

+92 – 21 &

+92 – 42

3AXX XXXX

(A = 2 – 8, X = 0 – 9)

+92 – 21 &

+92 – 42

BXX XXXX

(B = 9, X = 0 – 9)

+92 – 21 &

+92 – 42

9BXX XXXX

(B = 9, X = 0 – 9)


Both new eight- (8) digit and old seven- (7) digit numbers will run in parallel for a period of three months, with effect from 1 July 2009 to 30 September 2009.

From 1 October 2009 to 30 December 2009, an announcement will be provided to assist subscribers/customers.

The rest of the numbering plan shall remain the same.

Moreover, according to the new numbering plan, the international dialling format for the States of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJ&K) and Northern Areas (NAs) will be as follows:

International dialling format for AJ&K and NAs


Prefix
Country code
Access code (AJ&K and NAs) + area code
Subscriber number (six digits)
00
92

58 + AX, where:

A = 1 NAs) or

A = 2 (AJ&K) and X = 1 – 8

BXX XXX,

B = 4 for special communication organizations (SCI)

B = 9 for government organizations

B = 2, 3, 5, 6, 7 and 8 for other FLL/WLL operators


Examples:

00 92 58 11 420 000 (international call to NAs)

00 92 58 21 420 000 (international call to AJ&K)

Contact:

Mr Muhammad Talib Dogar

Director (Engineering)

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA)

Headquarters, F-5/1

ISLAMABAD

Pakistan

Tel: +92 51 921 6767

Fax: +92 51 921 6644

E-mail: talibdogar@pta.gov.pk

URL: www.pta.gov.pk


Communication of 18.VI.2010:

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), Islamabad, announces that the following new number series have been introduced in Pakistan:

'Operator
Service
Number series
Test number

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL)

UPT service

+92 1220 XXXXX

+92 1229

+92 1220 44444

Maximum number length (without country code) = 9 digits

Contact:

Mr Muhammad Talib Dogar

Director (Engineering)

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA)

Headquarters, F-5/1

ISLAMABAD

Pakistan

Tel: +92 51 921 6767

Fax: +92 51 921 6644

E-mail: talibdogar@pta.gov.pk

http: //www.pta.gov.pk


Important Numbers

Country/Geographical Area Number Service category Additional information
Pakistan 1121 Child help-line -
Pakistan 1122 Medical -
Pakistan 118 Hazards Electricity
Pakistan 1334 Hazards Water
Pakistan 15 Police -
Pakistan 16 Fire -
Pakistan 1915 Traffic -


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