Published On: Sat, Jan 11th, 2014
Published in Category: Islamabad

Senate Chairman chagrined over incomplete details of officials dual nationality

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ISLAMABAD: Expressing his strong chagrin over incomplete details about dual nationality issue of higher officials, the chairman senate has forwarded the issue to privilege committee for preview.

During the question hour, state minister for parliamentary affairs informed the House that 40 federal and provincial bureaucrats held dual nationalities.

Among these include two officials of Auditor General of Pakistan, four of Revenue Division, seven of NADRA (National Database and Registration Authority), one each from Overseas Pakistanis, CAD, Communications and Finance Division, 6 each of Textile Industries and Housing and Works, ,

Also included is 2 from Pakistan Railways, 6 from Balochistan government and others. KPK government has no dual nationality holder. Interjecting upon the moment, Senator Safdar Imam scoffed at an old incomplete and unresolved issue; as “bureaucracy never took parliament seriously”.
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