No deadline extension for SIM re-registration, says Tarana

BC-19-04-16-N_20 (351 x 430)DHAKA : State Minister for Posts and Telecommunications Tarana Halim on Tuesday said the government will not extend the deadline for the re-registration of all subscribers’ SIM cards under the biometric method, reports UNB.
The minister said this after inaugurating five re-registration points inside the Secretariat for its all officials and employees.
She added that all the mobile operators are successfully sharing and using over 1 lakh fingerprint scanning devices for the re-registration.
Tarana informed that over 6.35 lakh SIMs have been registered as of Monday and hoped that all the SIMs will be re-registered within the given the date.
Those who will fail to do so will face temporary deactivation of their numbers, followed by a text message to re-register immediately.


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