Leading smartphone manufacturer Samsung is considering setting up an assembly plant in the country, said Minister for Industries and Productions Hammad Azhar. Azhar tweeted that following implementation of the Device Identification, Registration and Blocking System (DIRBS), Smartphone production in Pakistan is increasing. He further said that Samsung Pakistan appreciated the government’s DIRBS implementation and Mobile [Device Manufacturing] policies.
“Met with Samsung Pakistan managing director and chief executive officer. They appreciated both policies and are now actively considering setting up a smartphone assembly plan[t] in Pakistan,” he added.