Pakistan’s Interior Minister Orders NADRA to Block Mobile Phone SIMS Issued on Invalid CNICs

Thu Apr 18 2024
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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Federal Minster for Interior Mohsin Naqvi has directed the National Database Registration Authority (NADRA) to block mobile phone SIMs issued on expired and invalid CNICs.

During his visit to the NADRA headquarters on Wednesday, the minister instructed the authorities to set up NADRA offices across the country on the pattern of model police stations established in Punjab.

He said that establishing a model NADRA office will improve service delivery and provide convenience to the people.

Lieutenant General Muhammad Munir Afsar, Chairman NADRA, welcomed Mohsin Naqvi on his arrival at the Headquarters.

During the meeting, Mohsin Naqvi ordered to waive the fee on the death certificates. The minister directed to ensure complete security of the data of citizens.

He said that more facilities should be provided on mobile platforms for the convenience of the public and social media should be used effectively to promote the institution’s initiatives.

Interior Minister Praises Chairman NADRA’s Performance

Mohsin Naqvi commended the performance of the current Chairman NADRA Lieutenant General Muhammad Munir Afsar. He said that the chairman NADRA has made the institution a public-friendly organization.

Chairman Nadra presented the Roadmap 2024- 25 in a briefing which included modern and phased security architecture, cyber security audits and employee cyber security awareness and the NADRA Strategic Plan.

The minister also planted saplings on the lawn of NADRA headquarters as part of the plantation campaign.

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