Xiaomi to start local assembling of phones in Pakistan from next month

ISLAMABAD (PEN): Chinese tech giant Xiaomi has announced that it will start local assembling of phones from Pakistan, from December 2021 onwards. This new move comes under the Mobile Device Manufacturing (MDM) Policy which was approved recently and that will transfer technology and provide employment opportunities for the locals. Taking note of the untapped e-commerce potential in the country, Xiaomi has partnered with Smartlink and is strategically aligned with Daraz. During the 10th JCC meeting held this year, Pakistan and China jointly agreed to establish a working group on information and technology.