STAFF REPORT KHI: PTA has announced that mobile SIMs in Sindh and Balochistan will be activated only through Biometric SIM Verification System as an alternative of dialing 789 after March 31, 2014.
In this regard PTA considering most volatile security situation of these two provinces has decided to activate any SIM that will be bought from Sindh and Balochistan are to be activated only through recently launched Biometric SIM Verification System.
PTA advised customers the new mobile connections should only be purchased from the Biometric System equipped customer service centres or through franchise of cellular operators after April 1. Further PTA mentions the SIMs, which are bought before the said date would also be activated only via Biometric System. The duplicate SIMs will only be done through the Biometric System after April 1, 2014 across Sindh and Balochistan.