ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk) Prime Minister Imran Khan has claimed that our priority is to increase the country’s industrial development. Industrial sector growth will improve the income of the nation and people will have more work prospects for help to produce job opportunities for the unemployed in the country. A briefing on the introduction of the Mobile Device Production Strategy was held under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister.
At the conference, a comprehensive briefing was given on the Ministry of Industrial Production’s implementation of the Mobile Device Manufacturing Strategy. The meeting was told that Pakistan is a major cell phone market. There are around 40 million mobile phones purchased annually in the world. The meeting was further told that cell phone smuggling from the country had come to an end following the introduction of the DIRBS scheme. Because of this, sales rose from Rs 22 billion to Rs 54 billion.
It was further told that several foreign companies are now now showing interest in manufacturing locally in Pakistan following the introduction of this scheme. On this occasion, the Prime Minister pointed out that our goal is to improve the country’s industrial development. The Prime Minister ordered the elimination of obstacles to international investment and industrialization and the promise of all possible facilities.The demand of smart mobile phones increasing day by day. The social media platforms are the best reason to raised the demand of smart mobile phones in the country. If we set up the manufacturing companies of the mobiles, it help to produce job opportunities for the unemployed and to reduce the unemployment in the country.
The Prime Minister said that growth in the manufacturing sector would raise the income of the country and provide people with better opportunities for jobs. Participants included Minister of Industrial Development Hamad Azhar, Trade Advisor Abdul Razzaq Daud, Finance Advisor Abdul Hafeez Sheikh, Structural Reform Advisor Dr Ishrat Hussain, Special Assistant Dr Waqar Masood, BOI Chairman Atif Bukhari, FBR Chairman Javed Ghani, PTA Chairman Major (retd) Amir Azeem Bajwa and other senior officials.