PAC directs NADRA to address Pakhtuns’ CNIC renewal issues

Islamabad—Sub-Committee of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Thursday directed National Database Registration Authority (NADRA) to address CNIC renewal issues of the Pakhtuns, who are living in Pakistan since generations. The Committee said that Pakhtuns are facing sever problems in renewal of their CNIC cards which can be harmful for the national unity.
The Sub-Committee said that due to current verification of finger print system, citizens and government were facing embarrassment before different institutions of the country adding that policy should be formulated to further improve this system.
The Committee also expressed dissatisfaction over behavior of NADRA officials.
The Committee directed that Chairman NADRA should ensure his presence in future. Briefing the Committee, Deputy Chairman NADRA said that ID cards of 45 percent of adults have been verified till now.
He informed the Committee that NADRA will re-verify 106 millions CNICs. He told that during verification process only persons having fake CNIC would be cancelled and after this process the CNIC would be issued to the genuine citizens of Pakistan.APP

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