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Home Top News Lt-Gen Muhammad Munir Afsar appointed NADRA chairman

Lt-Gen Muhammad Munir Afsar appointed NADRA chairman

Govt issues notification of appointment

by NWMNewsDesk
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The caretaker government has approved the appointment of Lieutenant General Muhammad Munir Afsar for the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) chairman post.

The approval was given by the interim federal cabinet during a meeting presided over by Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq in Islamabad on Monday. The interior ministry had proposed three names for the position.

He will succeed Asad Rehman Gilani as the new head of database authority. In June, Gilani assumed additional charge as the new chairman after the predecessor Tariq Malik resigned.


Who is Lieutenant General Muhammad Munir Afsar?

Lieutenant General Muhammad Munir Afsar is a recipient of Hilal-i-Imtiaz (military) and carries vast experience in technical development and systems in information technology in the United Nations mission.

Moreover, he has an MPhil in public policy and national security management. He compiled a research paper on public policy response in the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Department during the 2010 floods.

Lt-Gen Afsar did his MS in GIS and Remote Sensing. He was also awarded the civil award for his paper on rapid geospatial data generation through photometry.

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