India and ASEAN countries have approved an action plan, in which a system will be developed to deal with the problem of use of stolen and fake mobile phones. According to the news of PTI, this action plan was approved in the second ASEAN Digital Ministers (ADGMIN) meeting with India. This meeting was held digitally.
Annual meeting of telecom ministers of ten countries
ADGMIN is the annual meeting of telecommunications ministers of ten countries included in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The Telecom Ministry launched a portal in December 2019 with an aim to help the people of Delhi-NCR to block and trace stolen or lost mobile phones. During the meeting, Minister of State for Communications, Daewoo Singh Chouhan said that Information and Communication Technology strengthens the democratic systems and increases the concern between citizens and the county.
Stolen mobile is misused
Every day a large number of mobile phones or smartphones are stolen. Many people misuse it. Stolen mobile phones are used in many types of crimes ranging from forgery in financial transactions. Many countries of the world are trying to deal with this problem.