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Smuggled cellphones to be blocked after Dec 31: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Friday announced to block all the smuggled cellphones after December 31 in the country. Addressing a press conference in the federal capital, Fawad Chaudhry said that the government will introduce Device Identification, Registration and Blocking System (DIRBS), which will block stolen and smuggled cell phones, rendering them useless.   The system will ensure that stolen and blocked phones, as well as phones with duplicate or non-standard identifiers are blocked. Fawad…