PTA permits 19 mobile companies to manufacture locally

PTA has issued mobile device manufacturing licenses to 19 foreign and local companies for manufacturing mobile devices locally. Moreover, PTA issued Mobile Device Manufacturing Regulations in 2021, intended to assist manufacturers in setting up their facilities in Pakistan. This led to the issuance of manufacturing authorizations, a significant step in the journey towards “Digital Pakistan”.

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Furthermore, Muhammad Hammad Azhar, Minister of Industries and Production, said that the smartphone plant in Lahore will be capable of producing 6 million units annually. As a result of the increased production of smartphones, the minister stated, the price of smartphone handsets will fall.

Source: Geo News