NADRA biometric system to curb illegal SIMs

Islamabad: National Database and Registration Authority is evolving biometric system to stop sale of illegal SIMs.

According to media reports an agreement between NADRA and cellular companies is being negotiated to finalize modalities for the biometric verification system to be used by mobile companies to prevent sale of illegal SIMs. Pakistan Telecommunication Authority is also receiving its standard operating procedures for issuance of SIMs.