ISLAMABAD – Pakistan government finally unsealed the offices of non government organisation Save the Children on Wednesday, Thenewstribe.com reported.
Offices of Save the Children were sealed by Pakistan authorities after a crackdown on foreign aid agencies. According to the officials of Save the Children, Government officials unsealed the offices of Sve the Children but operations take some time to resume across the country.
Save the Children welcomed the decision of Pakistani authorities for declaring Sve the Children as a credible organisation for the people of Pakistan. Pakistani government took serious steps against the non registered organisation in Pakistan.
Earlier, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan banned all non-governmental organisation in Fata, Gilgit-Baltistan and other declared security zones.
Chaudhry Nisar said that, Interior Ministry will monitor the non-governmental organisation and all security clearance will be issued to them from Interior Ministry.
According to details, Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharid taken the decision after the report submitted by a committee headed by Special Assistant to PM, Syed Tariq Fatemi.
Nisar said that all foreign and local NGOs will have to registers within six months otherwise they have to leave Pakistan. “Government will encourage self-regulatory system,” he added.
He said that, 40 percent NGOs in the country are not registered and there is no data base of these organisation.
Government of Pakistan also banned a Bangladesh-based non-governmental organization (NGO) on the allegations of working against the country.