Pakistan Telecommunication power has created a devoted cell to handle protests identifying with SIM issuance and related matters, an announcement recently issued by the power said.

It perhaps reviewed that PTA had proclaimed that no new SIM will be issued without biometric confirmation after August 1st, 2014. SIM substitutions are likewise issued after biometric confirmation. This tenet is presently set up all through Pakistan and no cell SIM can be issued without biometric check of the endorser.

Also, greatest of five Sims on one CNIC principle is additionally set up. Implying that if a client has more than 5 Sims enlisted on his/her name then he/she can’t be issued another SIM. Keeping in mind the end goal to get any new SIM the endorser will need to get his/her prior Sims hindered to bring the aggregate number of Sims on a CNIC to beneath five.

Recently settled checking Cell is gone for upgrading the adequacy of the SIM issuance process. The Cell should get objections from Law Enforcement Agencies and the overall population through different channels. For this reason a devoted email address and SMS short-code have been made.

Anybody can contact PTA at emulating numbers, email for any issues in the event that they face amid the methodology:


  • Sms: 6688


Separated from this, dissentions can likewise be conveyed through altered line number 051-9207059 and fax number 051-2878139. The office of a toll free number i.e. 0800-55055 is likewise accessible, free of expense.

The grumblings should be researched and results might be imparted to important quarters for taking healing measures. Overall population is urged to approach and illuminate PTA in regards to any protestations and infringement saw in issuance of SIMs

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Mehjabeen Dar

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