The Pakistani government is investigating the issuance of over 12,000 fake Pakistani passports to Afghan nationals.
A five-member committee has been formed to investigate the matter, which will be headed by the director general of immigration and passport. The committee will also include representatives of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra).
The committee is tasked with identifying the loopholes in the system that allowed these fake passports to be issued, and to submit suggestions to prevent such threats in the future. They have been given 15 days to submit their report.
This investigation comes after Saudi Arabian authorities revealed that they have seized over 12,000 Pakistani passports from Afghan nationals.
In other words, the Pakistani government is looking into how over 12,000 fake Pakistani passports ended up in the hands of Afghan nationals. A committee has been formed to investigate the matter, and they have been given 15 days to submit their report.