ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad on Friday said that the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) would issue the first Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) free of cost within 15 days, instead of 40 days.
“50 new NADRA centers will be opened across the country to serve the general public,” he said while talking to media at the NADRA Headquarters in Islamabad.
He said offices of passport and ID cards would be opened in all the embassies of Pakistan, which would be supervised by NADRA and supported by the Foreign Office.
He said the number of NADRA mobile vans would be increased to 300 to facilitate the people residing in far off areas of the country.
The interior minister said the government was also fully committed to sort out issues of oversees Pakistanis as well.