Published On: Sat, Mar 22nd, 2014
Published in Category: Islamabad

Audit of NADRA started after eight years: Interior Minister

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ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has said the number of Director Generals in National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has been reduced from 36 to 24.

Addressing a news conference here Friday after chairing Board meeting of NADRA, Chaudhry Nisar said the audit of the facility has been started after eight years.

The minister said as a result of measures taken by the incumbent government, NADRA earned profit of about Rs100 million during the last two months.

He said process is underway for appointment of regular Chairman NADRA in a highly transparent manner.

First formal direct talks between the government dialogue committee and Taliban would be held during the next few days, Nisar said. He added still some forces want to sabotage the dialogue process by way of terrorist activities.

He said Islamabad Safe City project has been approved. An agreement to this effect would be signed with a Chinese company.