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NADRA chair emphasizes importance of achieving SDG 16.9 for Pakistan’s digital future

The chairman of Pakistan’s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) Tariq Malik has in an interview spoken widely about Pakistan’s…

 

New NADRA offices to enroll biometrics of Pakistani individuals with household changes

The National Database Registration Authority (NADRA) of Pakistan has partnered with the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) to establish 647…

 

Biometrics could ID abandoned bodies in Pakistan if 3 years of bickering ended

Pakistan‘s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) is developing biometric systems to identify dead bodies by fingerprints, reports local news…

 

India, Nigeria, Pakistan discuss sustainable financing for digital ID schemes with ID4Africa

Designing identity authorities based on business models which can generate funds for the proper functioning and sustainability of their systems…

 

Pakistan arrests suspects over digital ID fraud in floods cash relief program

There are already reports of fraud related to the distribution of relief funds to victims of recent flooding in Pakistan…

 

Pakistan disburses over $100M in flood relief via biometric ID

Pakistan has so far disbursed 24.5 billion Pakistani rupees (US$103 million) to families affected by floods across the country via…

 

Pakistan safe city project stalls with nearly 1K facial recognition cameras not functioning

Since it was rolled out in 2016, the Lahore safe city project in Punjab province has been facing major challenges,…

 

National digital ID issuance for Pakistanis ramping up

Production of Pakistan’s digital national ID card has doubled, from 60 thousand to 125 thousand per day. The ID cards…

 

Biometric ID, prison programs questioned at federal, state levels in Pakistan

A federal ombudsman in Pakistan is saying that “proper functioning” biometric ID systems must be installed all jails in that…

 

Pakistani political ‘hecklers’ threatened with blocked biometric ID, bank accounts

Pakistan’s Interior Minister has warned that supporters of recently-ousted prime minister Imran Khan and his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party whose…

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