A meeting held with Telecom Companies regarding sale of SIMs without Registration

ATRA senior officials had a meeting with representatives of telecom companies in regard to SIMs registration.  Comprehensive discussions were made on not applying SIM registration procedure, adopted by ATRA, through the companies.

Joint supervising team of ATRA, General Attorney, Ministry of Interior and Security collected and confiscated SIMs sold without registration and on an illegal basis from different areas of Kabul and showed them  to the telecom companies with evidence.  Supporting process for control and prevention of SIMs sold without registration, the companies’ representatives also shared their suggestions and problems with the officials of the authority.  ATRA senior officials stressed again on the issue, warning telecom companies in regard to proper application of the SIMs registration process, and asked them to introduce ATRA their responsible bodies for supervising the market as soon as possible.