New smartcards to be issued for Afghan refugees under verification exercise

English Ministries Official News

Islamabad, March 02, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Government has announced the issuance of new smartcards for Afghan refugees who are Proof of Registration cardholders. In this regard the Chief Commissionerate for Afghan Refugees, Ministry of States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) and NADRA with the support of UNHCR, will start the exercise of “Document Renewal and Information Verification Exercise” drive from next month.

During this six-month exercise, NADRA will verify and update the data of registered Afghan refugees who are in possession of a PoR card with an expiry date of 31 December 2015. The initiative takes place within the framework of the Support Platform for the Solutions Strategy for Afghan Refugees, fostering renewed partnerships and stronger strategic linkages between humanitarian and development investments.

Upon verification of their data, these Afghan refugees will receive new PoR smartcards. The new smartcards will provide Afghan refugees with renewed proof of their identity, enhancing their protection in Pakistan, and will help facilitate identity authentication making access to services faster, safer and more effective. The UNHCR Representative in Pakistan, Noriko Yoshida, appreciated the Government for this initiative to help improve the lives of Afghan refugees in Pakistan.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557
Email: info@moib.gov.pk
Website: http://www.moib.gov.pk

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New smartcards to be issued for Afghan refugees under verification exercise

English Ministries Official News

Islamabad, March 02, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Government has announced the issuance of new smartcards for Afghan refugees who are Proof of Registration cardholders. In this regard the Chief Commissionerate for Afghan Refugees, Ministry of States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) and NADRA with the support of UNHCR, will start the exercise of “Document Renewal and Information Verification Exercise” drive from next month.

During this six-month exercise, NADRA will verify and update the data of registered Afghan refugees who are in possession of a PoR card with an expiry date of 31 December 2015. The initiative takes place within the framework of the Support Platform for the Solutions Strategy for Afghan Refugees, fostering renewed partnerships and stronger strategic linkages between humanitarian and development investments.

Upon verification of their data, these Afghan refugees will receive new PoR smartcards. The new smartcards will provide Afghan refugees with renewed proof of their identity, enhancing their protection in Pakistan, and will help facilitate identity authentication making access to services faster, safer and more effective. The UNHCR Representative in Pakistan, Noriko Yoshida, appreciated the Government for this initiative to help improve the lives of Afghan refugees in Pakistan.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557
Email: info@moib.gov.pk
Website: http://www.moib.gov.pk

The post New smartcards to be issued for Afghan refugees under verification exercise appeared first on Official News Pakistan.

New smartcards to be issued for Afghan refugees under verification exercise

English Ministries Official News

Islamabad, March 02, 2021 (PPI-OT): The Government has announced the issuance of new smartcards for Afghan refugees who are Proof of Registration cardholders. In this regard the Chief Commissionerate for Afghan Refugees, Ministry of States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) and NADRA with the support of UNHCR, will start the exercise of “Document Renewal and Information Verification Exercise” drive from next month.

During this six-month exercise, NADRA will verify and update the data of registered Afghan refugees who are in possession of a PoR card with an expiry date of 31 December 2015. The initiative takes place within the framework of the Support Platform for the Solutions Strategy for Afghan Refugees, fostering renewed partnerships and stronger strategic linkages between humanitarian and development investments.

Upon verification of their data, these Afghan refugees will receive new PoR smartcards. The new smartcards will provide Afghan refugees with renewed proof of their identity, enhancing their protection in Pakistan, and will help facilitate identity authentication making access to services faster, safer and more effective. The UNHCR Representative in Pakistan, Noriko Yoshida, appreciated the Government for this initiative to help improve the lives of Afghan refugees in Pakistan.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557
Email: info@moib.gov.pk
Website: http://www.moib.gov.pk

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