Date for renewing driving licenses extended in Karachi


Sindh Home Minister Sohail Anwar Siyal has a prolonged time frame for renewing driving permits for personal automobiles (motorcycle and cars) motorists for 30 days. Earlier, the DIG Traffic Amir Ahmed Shaikh had given a 15-day time to get their permits restored after he had declared the beginning of a three-phased strategy against all motorists breaking traffic rules, particularly those generating without a license, from today.

Today, thousands of individuals hurried to the driving license division office, where they could be seen queued outside to get their permits restored.

Police turned to baton-charge on the individuals when the scenario went out of control in Nazimabad office.

However, the DIG Driving License division Aftab Pathan has said this latest news in Pakistan that offices will stay functional during 9:00AM to 5:00PM and to accomplish the community workplaces will stay start on Saturday and Sunday as well. The first and second stages, according to the DIG, would concentrate on trains and buses automobiles plying the streets without taximeters.

DIG Shaikh totally included that motorists who did not have their permits would be locked up under section 3 & 99 of Motor Vehicles Regulation, 1965. The driving licenses, he included, would be confirmed on the identification through an SMS.

The senior traffic authorities also stated to have published a correspondence to the provincial govt contacting for it to make it compulsory for customers to show their driving permits before buying an automobile.


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