JI plans anti-NADRA demos in city

KARACHI: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Karachi chapter chief Engr Hafiz Naeem-ur-Rehman said that the JI has decided to intensify its campaign against NADRA and is going to hold a protest demonstration outside its office in Orangi Town on 12th January and a big protest on 27th January in Gulshan e Iqbal area.

This he said while talking to a delegation of Bangladeshi speaking Pakistanis at the JI headquarters in Karachi, Idara Noor-e-Haq, here on Thursday.

The delegation comprising a UC 24 local government representative Qari Sharief and others, told the JI leader that NADRA officials ask irrelevant questions, provide insufficient information and reject applications frequently over various pretexts.

The said that the situation has become unbearable and irking the life of citizens. They also expressed their solidarity and complete support to the JI’s campaign against NADRA.

Engr Hafiz Naeem-ur-Rehman said on the occasion that the party was making all out efforts and using all available options to get the issue resolved.

He further said that the party representatives in the national assembly have already submitted a bill to amend NADRA rules and regulations.

He added that the party leaders have also handed over their recommendations to DG NADRA in connection with simplifying the rules and regulations of the authority.