ISLAMABAD: Federal Minster for Interior Moh­sin Naqvi on Wednesday ordered blocking mobile SIMs issued on invalid and expired identity cards. Presiding over a meeting at Nadra headquarters here, he also directed free-of-cost issuance of death certificates.

The minister visited all wings of Nadra and instructed authorities concerned to set up Nadra offices across the country on the pattern of model police stations in Punjab.

The minister directed to ensure complete security of citizens’ data. He said that more facilities should be provided on mobile platforms for the convenience of the people and social media should be used effectively to promote the institution’s initiatives.

The Nadra chairman briefed the minister about NAdra’s Roadmap 2024-25, which included modern and phased security architecture, cybersecurity audits and employee cybersecurity awareness and Nadra Strategic Plan.

Published in Dawn, April 19th, 2024

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