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SIMs verification turning out to be a gimmick

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The mobile phone SIMs re-verification process is turning out to be more like a gimmick than a serious exercise to support government efforts in countering terrorism. According to PTA, it has completed the biometric verification of 72 million SIMs while 10 million have been blocked in the first phase ended on February 26. However, reports say that the ongoing process was anomalous and described it as a money-making exercise. They believe that the re-verification…Read More