Govt to set up 3 more smartphone manufacturing plants: Hammad


The government will set up three more smartphone manufacturing plants in the country in near future, the Federal Minister for Industries and Production Muhammad Hammad Azhar has said.

According to media reports, the Industries Minister has made these remarks about smartphone manufacturing plants while addressing a news conference in Lahore on Saturday.

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Muhammad Hammad Azhar has said that a smartphone manufacturing plant set up in Lahore will produce 6 million handsets annually. He said that an increase in smartphones’ production will result in a decrease in the prices of smartphone handsets.

The Federal Minister further stated that the government has taken solid steps to curb smuggling of smartphones.

While talking about the pandemic, he said that the Covid19 is spreading at a fast pace. He urged people to follow safety precautions and get inoculated against the virus.