Rs 26 billion deposited in national exchequer due to issuance of 4.5 million passports

Government of PakistanRs 26 billion deposited in national exchequer due to issuance of 4.5...

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar chaired a meeting at the establishment of Passport offices at the Finance Division in Islamabad on Monday.

The Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah Khan, the Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Revenue Tariq Mehmood Pasha, the Secretary Interior, the Special Secretary Finance, the Chairman NADRA, the Director General Passport & Immigration and senior officers from Finance, NADRA and Passport Office attended the meeting.

   

The meeting was apprised of the performance of the Passports & Immigration Office and reviewed the existing setup of Passport Offices in the Country and abroad.

It was informed that more than Rs 26 billion have been deposited in the national exchequer due to issuance of 4.5 million passports to date.

The meeting also deliberated on the establishment of Passports Processing Counters and Mobile Register Vehicles in collaboration with NADRA in remaining districts of Pakistan utilizing available resources for maximum facilitation and service delivery to the general population.

The Finance Minister Dar emphasized that the government is providing maximum facilities to the population in all sectors in spite of limited resources and financial challenges.

The finance minister further appreciated the efforts of Interior Ministry for establishment of Passport Processing Counter centers in far flung areas of Pakistan and extended full cooperation and support.

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