Border crossing at Khokhrapar brought under NADRA record
Karachi: The National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) has successfully implemented an Integrated Border Management System (IBMS) at the Khokhrapar Border, the first rail link now operational with the system.
A Nadra spokesperson in a statement issued on Tuesday said that the system was tailored as per the immigration laws of Pakistan to prevent illegal entry, use of counterfeit documents, human smuggling, and other travel fraud.
“The IBMS is now operational at Khokhrapar for the management of passengers at all entries/exists through this station, and till date around 800 passengers have been processed through the system,” she further said.
The Nadra has become a partner in the implementation of the system to help the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) replace the existing PISCES system at all the entry/exist points of Pakistan, including airports, railway stations and land routes. Moreover, IBMS is already operational at all major international airports, including Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta and Torkham (a land route to Afghanistan) she added.
Highlighting the IBMS features, she mentioned that it has been designed to document the entire travel process from the issuance of visa till departure from the country or arrival from another country.