December 04, 2020: Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed to remove obstacles in the way of foreign investment and industrialization and ensure all possible facilities to enhance industrial production.
Chairing a meeting regarding the enforcement of mobile devices manufacturing policy in Islamabad on Friday, he said the development of the industrial sector would increase the country's income and provide better employment opportunities to the people.
The meeting was briefed that Pakistan is a big market for cellular phones as around 40 million mobile sets are annually bought in the country. It was told that after the enforcement of the Device Identification, Registration, and Blocking System, revenue collection has been increased from 22 to 54 billion rupees and it also ended the smuggling of mobile sets. The meeting was apprised that now a number of international companies are showing interest to locally manufacture mobile devices in Pakistan.