I VISITED the passport office in Karachi a few days ago to acquire a passport for my newly-born niece. I went to the passport office along with my sister at 8.15am.

My sister was lucky enough as there were two women standing in front of her in the queue.

However, when it was time to get a token number, she got No19. This was unfair. I went to the head of passport office and lodged a complaint but he said my sister had been issued 19th number as there were people (probably agents or VIPs) with whom he had to cooperate. He requested me to wait for our turn.

I urge the authorities concerned to take the necessary steps to bring to an end this unfair and discriminatory attitude.

AAMIR H. MAZHAR Karachi

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tahir rasul
September 3, 2013 8:56 am

if all the authorities needed was being urged to do ther duty, we would havebeen an excellent people long long ago

Muhammad Ashraf
September 3, 2013 4:07 pm

Bhai Jan you are crying for such a 'tiny' matter. aage aage dekheya hota hay kia?. Submit your application and see yourself what is in the store for you. You would feel that this is nothing in comparison... then let us know through this column the details how you get the passport . Allah help us!

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