Balochistan Assembly wants DNA tests before issuing ID cards.

QUETTA -- The Balochistan Assembly on Monday demanded of the federal government to make DNA tests mandatory for every citizen before issuing the computerised national identity card (CNIC).

The resolution, which was adopted unanimously, said the step will help ensure strict security in the country.

The resolution was moved by Balochistan Awami Party's Bushra Rind during the session presided by acting Speaker Sardar Babar Khan Musakhail.

The resolution stated that not having a database of DNA with Nadra creates difficulties in identifying criminals.

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Addressing the house, Ms Rind, who is also Services and General Administration Department parliamentary secretary, said the provincial government should approach the federal government to declare inclusion of DNA mandatory in the CNIC.

Meanwhile, speaking on a point of order, provincial minister Noor Mohammad Dummar said people in Ziarat, Quetta and...

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