Pakistan will be officially a smartphone exporter after sending its maiden shipment of over 5, 000 4G smartphones – tagged “Manufactured in Pakistan”, of course – to the Combined Arab Emirates.
As reported by Dawn , the particular consignment of 5, 500 smartphones was manufactured by Inovi Telecom and shipped off to the UAE this past Friday. Incorporated back in 1995, Inovi is currently the official companion of both Sony and Huawei in Pakistan.
Despite this incredible milestone, it has been stressed simply by local smartphone manufacturers that there is a need for an export supportive policy, so that the country can continue to progress in this regard plus beat Middle Eastern competitors.
The particular Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Saturday congratulated the business for the achievement and expected the exports of smart phones would increase more.
“ This is the result of concerted attempts for the development of mobile device manufacturing ecosystem in the country, ” mentioned the telecom regulator within a statement.
Under the mobile manufacturing plan, PTA had issued Inovi Telecom with the authorization back in April 2021 to produce mobiles in Pakistan. Inside four months, the company managed to complete its first export order of 5, 500 4G smartphones.
Chief Executive of Inovi Zeeshan Mian Noor declared that their main target has been to penetrate in low-end markets of Middle East including Iraq, Iran plus Afghanistan.
“ We are manufacturing the Chinese brands and there are a many expat workers in the Gulf of mexico countries, ” he said, adding that the high-end consumers of Gulf countries prefer top world class mobile brands and should not even try to get involved with that market.