Serving general confirmed as NADRA chairman

Lt Gen Muhammad Munir Ofsar was hired by caretaker govt in October last year.

ISLAMABAD: A serving general has been appointed as the chairman of National Database and Registration Authority by the federal government.

Lt Gen Muhammad Munir Ofsar was appointed by the caretaker government on a temporary basis on October 2, 2023. However, the PML-led government has now confirmed the appointment of the general for three years.

The federal cabinet allowed the appointment under Rule 7-A of NADRA Rules 2020 under which any serving government officer in grade 21 or above can be appointed as NADRA chairman in public interest.

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