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Manual passports will not be accepted from Nov 24

Sun Online Desk     29th July, 2015 08:01:42 printer

Manual passports will not be accepted from Nov 24

All travelers have to carry only Machine Readable Passports (MRP) from November 24 next.

 

An inter-ministerial meeting on Wednesday took the decision with Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon in the chair as manual passport (Hand written) will not be acceptable to any airport from November 24 according to the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), BSS reports.

 

The meeting was addressed, among others, by Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister's Office M Abul Kalam Azad, Civil Aviation and Tourism Secretary Khorshed Alam Chowdhury and officials of foreign ministry and department of passport and immigration.

 

The meeting advised all expatriates Bangladeshi nationals to collect Machine Readable Passports (MRPs) while travelling because they will face trouble with the hand written passport.


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