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Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan.  — File Photo
Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan. — File Photo

ISLAMABAD: Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan ordered the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Saturday to weed out its unscrupulous officers and to set up an Anti-Money Laundering Cell on an immediate basis, DawnNews reported.

Chaudhry Nisar chaired a meeting in the federal capital during which he reviewed the performance of the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) and the FIA.

FIA's Director General briefed the federal interior minister over the performance of the investigating agency, after which Khan instructed the DG to remove all unscrupulous officials of the FIA from within its ranks and said that a committee would soon be constituted in this regards.

Khan added that postings in the FIA would be based upon better performance of officials.

The federal interior minister further ordered for the setting up of an Anti-Money Laundering Cell on an immediate basis.

Chairman of Nadra gave a briefing during which he informed Nisar Ali Khan that the bio-metric registration of the population's 96 per cent of men and 86 per cent of women was completed.

Chaudhry Nisar instructed Nadra's chairman that the system of e-voting should be prepared before the next general elections.

Talking about the situation in Egypt Nisar said that the world community, including Pakistan, was concerned over the removal of the democratically-elected president of Egypt and added that he hoped the situation would soon return to normal in the north African country.

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asif ashraf Jul 07, 2013 12:01am

weeding is done either by selecting each weed or spaying weedicide to get rid of all. I think the later course is more appropriate

asif ashraf Jul 07, 2013 12:11am

weeding is needed in many govt. deptt.s not just in FIA..

I. Ahmed Jul 07, 2013 02:21am

Get rid of PPP government appointed 'unscrupulous' people who were responsible to give tough time to PML-N members for last 5 years. And replace them with new set of 'unscrupulous' people who will give tough time to PPP members for next 5 years! When will we get honest and God fearing ministers and government officials?

Zoab Khan Jul 07, 2013 05:45am

Why don't you first weed out the people who killed Kamran Faisal.

Gerry D'Cunha Jul 07, 2013 03:34pm

well done ch nisar, hat's off to you. gets rid of all unscrupulous officers from all law enforcement agency and you will get a positive result where law and order is concern