Federal govt forms task force to work on missing persons' issue

Ministry of Interior's additional secretary to head the task force.

Web Desk July 25, 2013
Few of the many missing persons of Pakistan. PHOTO: FILE

ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Wednesday formed a task force to look into the issue of missing persons.

A notification in this regard will soon be presented in the Supreme Court.

The additional secretary of the Ministry of Interior would be the head of task force, while additional IGs of all provinces, interior secretaries, ISI and MI officers will be a part of the team.

Additional Attorney General Mahmood Khokar is also named as a member of the task force.

Apart from reviewing the cases of missing persons, the task force will work for their recovery and monitoring.

According to the notification, the task force will also have a role in formulating a policy on this issue.


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