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Nisar announces to set up E-passport system in next three months

Latest Update: September 23, 2016 | 126 Views
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ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan said a multi-pronged mechanism has been introduced in National Database and Registration Authority as a national security drive.

Talking to media in Islamabad on Friday evening, he said that e-passport system will be introduced in the country in the next three months.

Nisar added that NADRA centres will be set up in big cities including Karachi, Lahore, Gujranwala, Peshawar and Quetta during the next five months.

Interior minister said these centers will be later extended to the whole country. He said that a Monitoring Helpline of NADRA will be set up that will be directly supervised by the Ministry of Interior.

The interior minister said that the work on the revivification of CNICs and Passports is underway. He said the fake CNICs and Passports have been blocked. He said action is also being taken against those NADRA officials who were involved in illegal activities.