Chairman NADRA opens facilitation center at RCCI



Rawalpindi: Chairman National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) Tariq Malik inaugurated first-ever NADRA Facilitation Desk for the business community at the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI).

Addressing on the occasion Chairman NADRA said that digitization is being done for the convenience of the business class aiming to ensure ease of doing business.

He also informed that NADRA has integrated its platform with 1Link, to administer and evolve an e-payment network in the country through Nadra’s e-Sahulat franchise network.

The partnership will enable the more than 17,000 e-Sahulat outlets to perform fund transfers, cash-in and cash-out, and public-to-government (P2G), government-to-public (G2P), and public-to-public payments (P2P) payments.

A project called Nishan Pakistan is underway to identify the buyer and seller and bring more transparency in business transactions, he added. Smart mobile app is also being launched, he further added.

He assured that his organization will work with Rawalpindi Chamber to provide more facilities for tax payers and the business community.

President Nadeem Rauf briefed the Chairman NADRA on the ongoing activities of the Chamber. He said that the establishment of Rawalpindi Chamber NADRA facility center is a great success for the Chamber members and the public, and the NADRA passport office will also be opened soon. The Police Service Center is already functioning in the chamber.

Group leader Sohail Altaf said that SMS service, mobile app and chip machine services provided by NADRA to eliminate ID card verification and photocopying in various departments are commendable and should be expanded and awareness should also be given.

A large number of members, representatives of trade associations, former presidents and executive members were also present on the occasion.