PTA has authorized Lucky Motor Corporation Limited (LMCL) to manufacture Samsung mobile devices in Pakistan.
On Tuesday, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) announced that it has okayed to authorize LMCL to manufacture Samsung mobile devices in the country.
An official press release issued by the PTA stated: “In accordance with Mobile Device Manufacturing (MDM) Regulations 2021, PTA has issued MDM authorisation to Lucky Motor Corporation Limited for manufacturing of Samsung brand mobile devices.”
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According to the statement, the approval was granted in response to the LMCL’s request for setting up a mobile device manufacturing plant in Karachi. “The company had applied for authorization to setup mobile device manufacturing plant in Karachi, Pakistan, where it will manufacture Samsung brand mobile devices,” read the statement.
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The authorization to manufacture Samsung Mobile devices in Pakistan is a landmark achievement and will further revolutionize the vibrant mobile manufacturing ecosystem in the country by ensuring presence of major local and foreign players in the market.
The statement noted, “The authorization to manufacture Samsung Mobile devices in Pakistan is a landmark achievement and will further revolutionize the vibrant mobile manufacturing ecosystem in the country by ensuring presence of major local and foreign players in the market,”
The PTA said “The credit for issuing MDM authorizations to 25 foreign and local companies for the production of mobile devices (2G/3G/4G) locally, goes to the “conducive” policies of the federal government in its “Digital Pakistan” endeavor.”
The statement says that the mobile devices manufactured by these companies will be sold within the country. It added that it will also help in acquiring foreign exchange through exports to other competitive markets of the region and beyond.
All details related to MDM authorization holders is available on the PTA’s official website.