*ISLAMABAD - The government is initiating regulatory duty (RD) along with penalty on unregistered mobile phone.*
According to the law, once the mobile phone gets blocked then can only be unblocked by completion of Regulatory duty (RD) payment along with the penalty at the nearby customs point.
As per data, it is predicted generally that almost $1.5 billion revenue loss is tolerated by the government exchequer per year due to trading of illegal phones in the market .
Furthermore, the lawful imports worth of mobile phones has touched to almost $847.656 million in 2017-18. But, over the past few years, the legal imports of mobile phones have plunged, which use to cross $1bn at some time.