ID Cards to be issued & renewed at Union Council Level: Interior Minister

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  • Biometric Machines to be installed in all Union Councils: Mohsin Naqvi

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Federal Interior Minister Mohsin Naqvi visited the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) Headquarters in Islamabad on Friday.

During his visit, he chaired an important meeting where various proposals were discussed to make NADRA more people-friendly.


Several significant decisions were made to facilitate the public including the provision of identity card issuance and renewal facilities at the union council level across Pakistan.

Additionally, biometric machines will be installed at Union Council Levels nationwide.

Mohsin Naqvi directed that a plan be devised within a few days to finalize the issuance and renewal of identity cards at the Union Council Level.

The interior minister also sought a plan to make the Identity Card system foolproof, better, and efficient. He emphasized the need for a plan that would facilitate visitors to NADRA centers and ensure prompt service without delay.

Considering the long queues of citizens, the minister also sought a plan to increase NADRA centers in six major cities including Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta, Islamabad, and Rawalpindi within seven days.

The interior minister also ordered effective action against the fake identity card mafia.

Later, the minister visited the NADRA operational room, where he was briefed on the digital monitoring system of NADRA Centers across Pakistan.

The minister appreciated the efforts of the Chairman NADRA Lieutenant General Muhammad Munir Afsar and his team.

The Federal Secretary Interior Khurum Ali Agha and senior NADRA Officials were also present on the occasion.

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