Samsung interested in setting up first smartphone assembly plant in Pakistan

06:35 PM | 21 Aug, 2020
Samsung interested in setting up first smartphone assembly plant in Pakistan
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ISLAMABAD – Federal Minister for Industries and Production Hammad Azhar revealed on Friday that South Korean smartphone manufacturer, Samsung, has showed interest in setting up a assembly plant of the gadgets in Pakistan. 

The tech firm’s Pakistan chapter shared its plan in this regard while its MD and CEO held a meeting with the federal minister. 

With the implementation of Device Identification, Registration and Blocking System (DIRBS) by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority and launch of mobile policy, smartphone production is increasing in the country, Azhar said. 

He added that the officials of the Samsung Pakistan also appreciated both policies. 

The development was hailed by social media user with one calling it a “smart move”.

Another user wrote, “This was much needed and invite apple , samsung , huawei to make assembly plants in pakistan !”