Staff ReporterThursday, September 29, 2011 - Islamabad—The National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has extended the last date of submission of forms for computerization of arms licenses issued by Federal Interior Ministry till October 30.
The spokesman of the Authority said that the decision has been taken under the directives of Interior Minister Rehman Malik in the wake of devastation caused by flash flood in Sindh and other parts of the country.
Earlierm the last date of submission of forms for conversion of manual arms licenses into computerized was Sept 30.
A NADRA official said that the Authority has designated around 158 centres across the country to entertain applications for conversion of manual arms licenses into computerization card.
He said that separate counters have been set up at NADRA’s swift centres to receive applications from the applicants, and added that 24 counters have been set up in Islamabad swift centres, 13 in Multan, 30 in Quetta, 14 in Lahore, 10 in Sargodha, 32 in Peshawar, 11 in Hyderabad, 10 in Sukkur, 13 in Karachi while some centres have also been established in other cities under the arms license project.
He said that the Interior Ministry has earlier fixed September 30 as last date for submission of applications for conversion of arms licenses.
Regarding the required documents, he said one will have to bring original Computerized National Identity Card (CNICs) and original license at the time of submission of application form.