14 Executive Passport Offices will be set up this year: Nisar
Interior Minister says number of NADRA mega offices will also become operational this year in all major cities.
Interior Ministry Chaudhary Nisar Hussain has said fourteen Executive Passport Offices will be set up in the country this year.
He said this after inaugurating the Executive Passport Office in Islamabad this afternoon.
He said with the inauguration of this office in Islamabad, we have accomplished another milestone in establishing the network of these modern offices for public facilitation.
Interior Minister said a number of NADRA mega offices will also become operational this year in all major cities.
Chaudhary Nisar by March 2017, each district will have its own passport office.
Chaudhary Nisar said in sixty nine years of Pakistan, a total of 94 passport offices were set up. While during a short span of one and half years, our government is setting up 74 passport offices in the country.
Replying to a question, Chaudhary Nisar said it is wrong to link Islam with terrorism. He said more than one billion Muslims live peacefully in the world but a handful of wayward people are negating the teachings of Islam. He said the worst sufferers of terrorism are Muslims and they have given the most sacrifices against this scourge.
Replying to another question, he said the visa restrictions imposed by the US will not affect terrorists.