Charity gets Nadra system to identify unclaimed bodies.

KARACHI -- The National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Chhipa Welfare Association for providing it a system for identifying unclaimed bodies and mentally challenged persons through biometric.

A statement issued here on Wednesday said that the service would be provided free of cost on humanitarian grounds.

The MoU was signed between Nadra chairman Tariq Malik and Muhammad Ramzan Chhipa.

Under the agreement, Nadra will provide digital fingerprints verification and facial recognition systems for verification of unidentified person.

Taking cognisance of the prevailing problem of identification of unidentified bodies back in 2013, the Nadra chairman rolled out a solution of a digital identification system at that time and initially gave the system to the Edhi Foundation keeping in view the corresponding use of the civil registration system for betterment of public good and...

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