A delegation from Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (KOMINFO), Indonesia visited Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Headquarters in Islamabad, and held an in-depth discussion on Device Identification, Registration and Blocking System (DIRBS).
The meeting was chaired by Dr. Khawar Siddique Khokhar, Member Compliance & Enforcement and attended by senior officers of KOMINFO & PTA. The Indonesian delegation appreciated PTA’s efforts in curtailing influx of illegal and non-type approved mobile devices and discouraging mobile phone theft through implementation of the DIRBS. They showed their interest in deploying a similar model in Indonesia and discussed with PTA the best approaches and processes to deploy such system. Member Compliance & Enforcement assured the Indonesian delegation of PTA’s support and cooperation in this regard.