PM Meets Airlink CEO To Discuss Strategies For Elevating Smartphone Export

Muzaffar Hayat Paracha, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Airlink, a prominent mobile phone manufacturer in Pakistan, convened a meeting with Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif to discuss matters focusing on the export of mobile phones from Pakistan. During the deliberations, detailed exchanges took place regarding strategies aimed at enhancing Pakistan’s annual smartphone export revenue to a targeted $10 billion. Emphasizing the government’s commitment to positioning Pakistan as a key player in mobile phone certification, Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif urged CEO Paracha to present a comprehensive action plan to achieve the stated export goals.

Smartphone Export to Bring Valuable Exchange to Pakistan: CEO Airlink

CEO Muzaffar Hayat Paracha underscored the significant potential of mobile phone exports in bolstering Pakistan’s foreign exchange reserves and creating job opportunities for its citizens. Furthermore, he provided Prime Minister Sharif with a comprehensive overview of the challenges faced by mobile phone companies, including regulatory hurdles related to licensing, taxation, spectrum allocation, and data privacy. Highlighting the importance of collaborative efforts to address these challenges effectively, Paracha stressed the need for timely resolutions to facilitate the sustainable growth of the industry. Prime Minister Sharif reassured immediate attention to resolving these issues.

The export of smartphones serves as a vital catalyst for employment generation and economic advancement in Pakistan. It plays a pivotal role in harnessing the country’s industrial capabilities, fostering technological advancements, and integrating Pakistan into the global electronic goods supply chain. Additionally, workers engaged in smartphone export activities gain invaluable expertise in electronics manufacturing, quality assurance, and product testing, thereby enhancing their skill sets and augmenting the overall technological proficiency of the workforce.

A robust mobile manufacturing sector contributes to the improvement of the country’s trade balance by reducing dependency on imported goods. By producing mobile phones domestically and exporting them to international markets, Pakistan can earn foreign exchange, thus strengthening its economic resilience and reducing its vulnerability to external shocks.

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Laiba Mohsin

Laiba is an Electrical Engineer seeking a placement to gain hands-on experience in relevant areas of telecommunications. She likes to write about tech and gadgets. She loves shopping, traveling and exploring things.

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