SC established committee for issuance of CNICs to transgenders within 15 days

The Supreme Court on Monday formed a committee for the issuance of Computerized National Identity Cards (CNICs) to the transgender community within 15 days.

The hearing of the suo motu notice, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, was held in SC Lahore registry. Akhwat Foundation’s Dr. Amjad Saqib and Punjab Chief Secretary appeared before the court.

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“The CNICs of transgender people should be formed while following the one-window process. I will monitor the entire process myself,” the CJP remarked.

He emphasized that abusive and rude behavior with the transgender people will not be tolerated.

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