CJP takes notice of non-issuance of CNICs to transgender community

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LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP), Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Sunday took suo motu notice of non-issuance of the computerised national identity cards (CNICs) to transgender community.
The CJP also ordered Punjab chief secretary and other members of the concerned provincial administration to appear before the court on Monday.
CJP Nisar was told of the problems face by the transgender community especially the non-issuance of their CNICs during his visit to Fountain House Lahore on Saturday.
The court also instructed Akhuwat Foundation’s Amjad Saqib to attend the hearing, which will take place at the Supreme Court’s Lahore registry.


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