LAHORE: Punjab is will soon introduce a biometric verification system for vehicle registration after approval from the Chief Minister Usman Buzdar on Tuesday.
The approval was given by the Chief Minister at his office where he chaired a meeting regarding the matter of the Excise and Taxation Department including the issuance of new number plates and the biometric verification system for vehicle registration.
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The Punjab Motor Vehicle Rules 1969 will have to be amended in order to make use of the the new biometric verification system for vehicle registration instead of transfer order forms.
According to Chief Minister Usman Buzdar, the current system which has become obsolete will be transformed based on the requirements of the modern-day.
Citizens will be able to register vehicles through NADRA and Excise Offices using biometric verification. This facility will also be available at authorized motor dealers across the province.
Furthermore, CM Buzdar also directed officials to work on way through which applicants could get biometrically verified through their smartphones as well.
Talking about the new vehicle number plates, the Chief Minister told everyone to speed up the process regarding the issuance for easing the citizens.