INGOs to be registered according to new rules: Nisar


Islamabad, June 16 (TNS): Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has directed to complete registration of all International Non-Governmental Organizations (INGOs) according to the new rules and regulations by next month, state media reported.

Chairing a high level meeting in Islamabad on Friday, he said completion of registration process under the new regulations will bring transparency and prove vital for Pakistan’s security.

The Minister said the new system is further aimed at strengthening partnership between government and non-governmental organizations. He directed to ensure all possible assistance to all the registered INGOs to make their work easier.

The meeting was told that so far 66 INGOs have formally been registered, whereas rest of the applications is being reviewed.

The meeting also approved registration of three more INGOs, while ten others were not allowed registration and fate of 36 other INGOs will be decided next month.

It was decided that three months grace period will be given to those INGOs, which are denied registration so that they can complete their ongoing projects.