1,685 aliens voluntarily return Pakistani CNICs: Nisar

Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has said that 1685 aliens have voluntarily returned Pakistani CNICs because of a strong national security drive.

Chairing a meeting in Islamabad on Wednesday, he observed that there should be no slackness in ongoing national security re-verification drive on part of any NADRA official since.

The Minister said it is a national security matter and zero tolerance policy should continue to be maintained till the termination of re-verification drive.

It was also conveyed by NADRA that so far around 67.9 million CNICs have been verified by NADRA and over 48000 aliens were identified.

The Interior Minister also approved fifty INGOs to operate in Pakistan whereas cases of 15 INGOs are under scrutiny.

Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan also directed Ministry of Interior for formation of a policy for issuance of armed licenses in a phased manner. -RadioPakistan