iPhone is the most importunate smartphone, I Phone has its own class and high-tech features. it has become difficult to use iPhone in Pakistan. The National Telecom Authority (PTA) has imposed various taxes in using smartphones. This is happening due to the declining rupee and limited State Bank reserves. Presently, the government of Pakistan is planning to restrict imports in order to stabilize the economy.
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According to the information, we can easily see that buying an iPhone is not an option for every citizen of Pakistan.
In addition, it is important to mention it here that iPhone is an old phone but its prices have changed due to the rates imposed by PTA.
For that reason, we urge our national telecom regulator to shutout or cut taxes on personal smartphone imports.
While also Government’s most recent whip hand to make technology more widely available has made buying cell phones significantly simpler by introducing interest free installment smartphone scheme.
Give a lecture to launching ceremony, Federal minister Amin Ul Haq said that , under the scheme anyone can obtain a Smartphone easily just through CNIC, without any lengthy documentation hassle.
In the first phase smartphones worth 10,000 to Rs. 100,000 will be distributed in 3 to 12-month instalments.