Most WhatsApp users are unable to send or receive messages.
Facebook is yet to comment on the outage.
Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger are down in various parts of the world as multiple users have reported the downtime.
The dollar was trading at Rs158. 25 paisas and slipped down to Rs157.25 today
The services have now been restored.
Dr Mirza assured that the decisions regarding bringing down the prices of medicines will also be fully enforced.