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Bangladesh launches e-gate as first South Asian country

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 7th June, 2022 05:55:13 PM
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Bangladesh has launched e-gate (automated border control system) as the first country in South Asia.

This e-gate has been installed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka.  As a result, one passenger can complete his/her immigration process by 18 seconds only.

Head of special branch (SB) of police additional inspector general of police (IGP) Monirul Islam and e-passport immigration project director Brigadier General Sadat Hossain were present at the inauguration of e-gate on Tuesday. The immigration process of passengers were completed in front of them.

Confirming the matter, executive director of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport group captain Kamrul Islam said a total of 15 e-gates were installed in Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.