New law to make obtaining succession certificate easy: Senate body told

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ISLAMABAD, Jan 14 (APP):Minister for Law and Justice Barrister Dr. Muhammad Farogh Naseem Monday informed the Committee on Law and Justice that new legislation will make it easy for the common citizens to obtain succession certificate.The meeting was presided over by the Senator Javeed Abbasi.
  
The minister apprised the committee that Parliamentarians were also
facing difficulties in obtaining the succession certificate, which
showed what difficulties the common man would be facing.

The minister said that all the bars of the country had been asked for
the suggestions for making new law regarding succession certificate.

He said NADRA had also been taken on board on the issue.

The representative of the Islamabad Bar said that the succession
certificate could be obtained in two months. However, he said people
living aboard were facing difficulties in obtaining the certificate.

Director General NADRA informed the committee that a pilot  project
would be launched for Islamabad and then the law would be extended to
other parts of the country after success of the initial project.

The committee also summoned the Secretary Interior and Director
General FIA for comprehensive briefing on inclusion of  names in the
Exit Control List (ECL).