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Cellcos incur Rs 3.7b loss on SIMs issue

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Cellular phone operators have incurred a loss of over Rs 3.75 billion through blocking of 15 million unregistered, unauthorized and unused SIMs on the directives of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) during the last few months.The operators’ losses of these SIMs from their networks primarily on the account of activation charges of Rs 250 per SIM paid to the government from their own pockets on behalf of their customers who are no more with them due to illegal…Read More

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Delaying tactics incur billions of rupees loss to national kitty

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The country’s export may hit another stumbling block due to government’s failure to set up much-needed Halal Board for Halal Food Accreditation which will go a long way to bolster country’s export and local sale.An official who wished not to be named told this scribe that Halal Board will provide policy guidelines to the Pakistan National Accreditation Counsel (PNAC) and Pakistan Standard Quality Control Authority (PSQCA).The Ministry of Science and Technology had…Read More