NADRA blocks 30,000 Pak­istani iden­tity cards of Afghan refugees

The Pak Banker - - NATIONAL -

The Na­tional Data Base and Reg­is­tra­tion Author­ity (NADRA) has blocked some 30,000 Pak­istani iden­tity cards of Afghan refugees in Khy­ber Pakhtunkhwa and Fed­er­ally Ad­min­is­trated Tribal Ar­eas (FATA).

NADRA has hired ser­vices of in­tel­li­gence agen­cies to stop the is­suance of cards through forgery. Sources in NADRA on Wed­nes­day told On­line that 20,000 cards in 25 dis­tricts of KP and 5,000 in tribal ar­eas have been blocked and now fake doc­u­ments hold­ers would not be able get the cards.

It is per­ti­nent to men­tion that NADRA has pre­pared new Multi Bio Met­ric list of 2.5 mil­lion for­eign­ers in­clud­ing fin­ger­prints and pho­tos of all which will help iden­tify for­eign­ers.

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