Pakistan

All NGOs to be brought into legal loop in six months: Nisar

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Friday said all the international Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) working in Pakistan will be brought into legal loop within next six months, ARY News reported.

He said this after consultations in high-level meeting on suggestions to bring NGOs into legal loop in the country. Federal ministers, high officials of National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA), Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and other organisations were also present on the occasion.

Nisar also announced to establish one passport office for each district.

“I want to launch e-passport project within next three months as well,” he said.

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The interior minister while praising its own ministry said tremendous change had taken place because of the interior ministry.

He said FIA had recovered over Rs16 billion.

This should be noted that the government had earlier in October last year announced that all international NGOs working in the country will have to apply for registration in 60 days and the ministry would also take a decision within the same period regarding approval or otherwise.

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