NADRA enables women to decide whether or not to change their surname after marriage.


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ISLAMABAD: National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) Chairman Tariq Malik has announced that after the change in policy, women’s names need to be changed to their husbands’ names. Geo News. Reported on Friday.

Addressing the annual Rural Women’s Conference in Islamabad, Malik said that under the changed policy, women would now have the choice to stick to their surnames or adopt the name of their husbands.

He disclosed that a special department consisting of women employees has been set up, which will formulate a separate policy for registration of women with NADRA.

Malik paid tribute to the team of women social workers who worked with NADRA in Jacobabad for the registration of 5,000 women and urged all women to issue their national identity cards.

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