Maritime Affairs Minister Ali Haider Zaidi has inaugurated an online portal and a website for the ports & shipping wing, Radio Pakistan reported on Friday.
Speaking on the occasion, Zaidi said the Ministry of Maritime Affairs has achieved a major milestone by inaugurating a one-window online portal for digitalization of data and facilitation of seafarers, manning agents and ship owners.
He said that the online portal will help seafarers in the issuance of their their identity cards, service books, online verification for visas and resolution of other issues faced by them.
Zaidi said the website for Ports and Shipping Division is also being launched for the very first time in the history.
He said that the ministry is making all-out efforts to further improve the services by launching online portal.