Government to collaborate with Chinese company to establish a mobile phone plant in Haripur

The government is ready to establish a mobile phone manufacturing plant in Haripur in collaboration with the private sector, dropping the idea of privatizing the Telephone Industry of Pakistan (TIP). To fully realize the potential of IT sector, talks are underway with five to six different Chinese companies for establishing a mobile handset manufacturing plant. 

A meeting has also been held with Etisalat for the $800 million dues on account of Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited’s (PTCL) privatization.

Source: ProPakistani