About 70 million mobile phone SIMs have so far been verified through biometric verification system.

Talking to the media persons in Islamabad on Saturday, Chairman Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), Ismail Shah said unverified SIMs will be blocked after the 12th of next month.

The blocked SIMs will not be given to anyone for six months. 

He said eighty thousand biometric machines have been installed for the verification of SIMs.

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