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Interior Minister Put off the Agreement between NADRA Mastercard

Interior Minister Put off the Agreement between NADRA and Mastercard


Sumera Saeed | January 27, 2017 | category: News

Interior Minister Put off the Agreement between NADRA and Mastercard

We reported you earlier that NADRA and Mastercard made collaboration in order to launch the e-payment facilities to the citizens of Pakistan. By this partnership citizens can conduct financial transactions and obtain government payments as well as remittances.

But now the Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar has suspended the agreement between NADRA and Mastercard.

He has taken a stern notice and immediately put off the recent agreement between National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) with MasterCard for financial transactions.

The interior ministry stated the reason that NADRA and Mastercard did not took written permission from the government regarding the collaboration. The agreement was made without consultation and it went through without considering the sensitive security issues.

Chaudhry Nisar has immediately asked the authorities to suspend the agreement and asked NADRA to reply as to why and under which laws a foreign-based company (Mastercard) was being given entrance to its records.

Interior Minister further said that no organization can be allowed to cross its mandate.

By the agreement, Mastercard was to use its latest payment dispensing technologies to route all online payments by Pakistani citizens for the issuance of CNICs, passports or any other document provisioned by NADRA.

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E-Passport Online System to be Launched in Pakistan

E-Passport Online System to be Launched in Pakistan


Sumera Saeed | October 13, 2016 | category: News

E-Passport Online System to be Launched in Pakistan

Another awesome initiative by the government of Pakistan is the launch of Online E-Passport System in the country.

The E-passport online system in Pakistan will facilitate the overseas Pakistanis. The Interior Minister of Pakistan Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said in a press conference that this service will facilitate the overseas Pakistanis to renew their Passports via online system.

He said that the next phase of the E-Passport System will be launched in Pakistan in June 2017.  The validity of renewed passport via online system Pakistan comprise 10 years period.

Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, interior minister, said that the service will be launched in Pakistan in the next two months.

He also said that this E-passport Online system service will be made available across Pakistan within 2 years.

He said that via online systems government of Pakistan is trying to facilitate the people via online National Identity Card and Passport in the easy way.

He said to accomplish the E-Passport System DG Passport, NADRA Chairman, technical and non-technical staff had worked diligently.