Published On: Sat, May 11th, 2019
Published in Category: Islamabad

Launch of e-visa facility big achievement of PTI Govt: FM

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ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi says successful launch of e-visa facility is a big achievement of the PTI government.

Speaking at a briefing given by Chairman NADRA Usman Mubin about online visa facility in Islamabad today (Friday), he said e-visa facility has been introduced to issue visas timely and transparently.

The Minister said the difficulties in getting visas can be overcome through online visa facility.

The Chairman NADRA apprised the foreign minister that online facility has become operational in all the Pakistani missions.

He said since the launch of the e-visa facility, a total of 1946 visa applications have been received online. Of them, 1152 applicants have been issued visas and 560 applications are under process, while 95 applications have been rejected on the basis of different technical reasons.