ISLAMABAD: Interior Ministry has allowed nineteen international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) to work in Pakistan.
A meeting chaired by the Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan in Islamabad has decided to accord approval, in principle, to 19 international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) allowing them to work in Pakistan in their respective fields.
The process of granting them formal approval will be completed within one week by the INGO Committee.
The Interior Minister appreciated the efforts of the Interior Ministry in reaching out an agreement with the EU over re-admission issues.
He said that EU’s understanding of Pakistan’s legitimate concerns and the consensus achieved would create a win-win situation.
The meeting was informed that the figure of ECL has come down from more than 14000 to around 3000 at present. The session also discussed formulating new SOPs regarding Private Security Companies. NNI