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Nisar inaugurates Nadra Mega Centre in Karachi

KARACHI: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Friday inaugurated National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) Mega Centre in North Nazimabad area of Karachi.

“The Nadra officials should provide the best possible facilities to people on the centers,” he said while talking to media on this occasion.

He said that with the establishment of mega centers, facilities of issuing computerized national identity cards (CNICs) and other credentials have been improved.

Nisar said the present government believed in delivery and service and all institutions were being strengthened so as to make them more vibrant.

He further directed the staff to ensure transparency and accuracy in process of identification to eliminate the fraudulent practices.

The interior minister said that 172,000 national identity cards have been blocked across the country while over 150,000 are being scrutinized.

He rejected the impression that 500,000 CNICs have been blocked in Karachi. He said that Nadra mega centers are being established in the country to provide better service.

The minister said that in Karachi three such centers have been established in North Nazimabad, DHA and SITE area of the city at a cost of Rs370 million.

He said that these centers have a capacity of processing 3,000 applications daily.



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