Pakistan cancels singer Adnan Sami's passport

“We will not issue NOC (basic requirement to acquire any other country’s citizenship) to him,” says interior...

Zahid Gishkori November 16, 2015
Pakistan earlier refused renunciation citizenship certificate to the singer, necessary to adopt a nationality.

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan cancelled on Monday the passport of India-based singer Adnan Sami Khan, saying he failed to fulfill the criterion mentioned in the country’s laws.

Talking to The Express Tribune, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar confirmed the development, saying the citizen documentation of the singer was cancelled.

“We will not issue NOC to him,” he said.

An NOC is a basic requirement for Sami to acquire any other country’s citizenship.

Pakistan refuses to revoke Adnan Sami’s nationality

Pakistan had earlier refused to issue renunciation citizenship certificate to Sami after he remarked, “I don’t need the green passport anymore. I have found my home in India.”

“Why would we issue the certificate to a man who has no respect for ‘sacred’ documents,” a senior officer of the interior ministry had said while commenting on the singer’s remarks.


mahesh | 8 years ago | Reply ha ha...cancels his passport. he didnt want it in the place.he had a british passport as well. But in india, you can have only one passport, no Dual passport syste. So he will only be having his Indian passport. Why did he choose it? because he finds India a better place. Simple
Nasser | 8 years ago | Reply @A-No1: Yes....we would give nationality to anyone who foulmouths Pakistan....this satisfies our ego.
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