October 15, 2021: Minister for Industries and Production (MOI&P), Khusro Bakhtyar assured that the efforts would be taken to resolve all issue being faced by Samsung Mobile Device Factory (SMDF) before the factory started production.
He said this while speaking on the occasion of his visit to Lucky Cement Head Office here on Friday. CEO Lucky Cement Muhammad Ali Tabba and Lucky Motor Corporation (LMC) team were present on the occasion.
“He will discuss this matter within the ministry and FBR and try to resolve them before Samsung factory starts production” he reiterated.
The lucky group is setting up Samsung Mobile Device Manufacturing facility at their plant located at Bin Qasim Industrial Park, Karachi and the facility is expected to be completed by end of November 2021, the minister was informed.
The commercial Production is expected to start in December 2021, the Minister was told. The facility will have initial capacity to produce 3 million phones with a plan to double the same within 2 years from the Start of Production (SOP).
He was also told that this project will create employment of 800 + people in the first phase.
Muhammad Ali Tabba shared some issues with respect to Mobile Device Manufacturing Policy on the basis of which this investment decision was made.