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Government to begin distribution of e-passport from July 1: Minister

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18th May, 2019 10:28:26 printer

Government to begin distribution of e-passport from July 1: Minister

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Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan has said the government has a plan to start distribution of electronic passport (e-passport) from July1 this year to make the immigration process easy.

“Preparations to begin e-passport distribution are almost complete and it is hoped that we will be able to start it from upcoming July 1,”said Asaduzzaman Khan said.

The minister came up with the information while talking to journalists after an Iftar party of the Department of Immigration & Passports at Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC) in the capital on Saturday.

Mentionable, the E-passport will have 10 years’ validity. Bangladesh is working with a German firm to prepare electronic passports.


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