The successful implementation of Device Identification Registration and Blocking System (DIRBS) along with conducive government policies including the mobile manufacturing policy has created a favorable environment for mobile device manufacturing in Pakistan. According to the stats shared by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), the local manufacturing plants have manufactured/ assembled 12.41 million phones handsets during the first five months (January-May) of 2022 compared to 0.94 million imported commercially. Moreover, the local manufacturing plants have manufactured/ assembled 2.69 million mobile phones handsets in May 2020. However, the commercial imports of mobile phones handsets stood at 10.26 million in 2021 compared to 24.51 million in 2020, revealed the official data of PTA. Despite the increase in local production of mobile phones, Pakistan imported mobile phones worth $1.946 billion during the first eleven months (July-May) of 2021-22 compared to $1.860 billion during the same period of last year, registering a growth of 4.62 per cent, depicting an increase in local manufacturing. The overall telecom imports into the country during the period under review (July-May) 2021-22 increased by 11.15 per cent by going up from $2.337 billion in July-May 2020-21 to $2.597 billion during the same period of last period. On year-on-year basis, mobile phones witnessed a 21.82 per cent negative growth when compared to $175.501 million in May 2021.