ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Friday rejected Indian claims of Pakistan facilitating cross border terrorism in region.
Nisar while addressing the media in capital said that, India’s allegations against Pakistan regarding attack in Uri are simply base less.
He said that, India had to impose censorship on the media because its lies had been exposed.Adding to this, it is India, not Pakistan, that has to answer because of leveling false allegations.
Responding to a question about India’s offer of citizenship to Pakistani terrorist Brahumdagh Bugti, the Minister said that, the offer has made it crystal clear to everyone who is supporting terrorism. He also said that, this offer has testify the Indian prime minister’s statement of interference in Pakistan.
Nisar further said that, Pakistan will contact Interpol to bring Brahumdgh Bugti back to the country.
Interior Minister said that, a multi-pronged mechanism has been introduced in National Database and Registration Authority as a national security drive.
He said that, NADRA centers will be set up in big cities including Karachi, Lahore, Gujranwala, Peshawar and Quetta during the next five months.
He also said that, these centers will be later extended to the whole country and a Monitoring Helpline of NADRA will be set up that will be directly supervised by the Ministry of Interior.
Fake CNICs and Passports have been blocked and action is also being taken against those NADRA officials who were involved in illegal activities, said Nisar.
While briefing about last four months of re-verification drive Nisar told that, 82.5 million CNICs out of 105 million CNICs have been revivified out of these about sixty thousands were fake.
He further said that, fifty thousand fake CNICs have been blocked and Intelligence Agencies are working on the reaming ten thousand CNICs.
The Interior Minister said that, 2000 fake Passports have also been blocked.
According to sources, during the revivification of the passports, about two thousand foreigners have returned the passports voluntarily.
Nisar said that, eighteen NDARA officials have been identified for being involved in the heinous crime of selling nationality against money by issuing national identity cards. Eight of them have been arrested, seven others are on pre-arrest bail, and one is at large.