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Pakistan. 2014 ‘Gun Numbers.’ National Report of Pakistan on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA), p. 3. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Pakistan to the United Nations. 18 June

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10. To regulate the subject of arms and ammunition effectively, the Ministry of Interior has imposed complete ban on new arms licenses since June 20th, 2013. Similarly, to achieve transparency, the Government of Pakistan has started computerization of all arms licences through National Database & Registration Authority (NADRA). Updated status of computerization of arms licences is as under:

i. Total arms licences issued by Ministry of Interior (MoI): 352,843
ii. Arms licences processed in NADRA for computerization of record: 135,232
iii. Sent from NADRA to Ministry of Interior for genuineness of arms licences: 68,383
iv. Verified by Ministry of Interior: 42,557
v. Arms licences declared bogus: 1,149
vi. Arms licences yet to be computerized: 217,611

Note: (Statistic as of 26.05.2014)

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