The ministry of land has decided to provide digital land services to Bangladesh citizens without National Identity Card to verify the authenticity of the application.
In this regard, the ministry of land signed an agreement with the Office of the Registrar General, Birth and Death Registration under Local Government Division in the conference room of the ministry at the secretariat in the capital on Wednesday, said an official release.
Land Minister Saifuzzaman Chowdhury was present as the chief guest at the signing ceremony.
Land Ministry Additional Secretary (Development) Pradip Kumar Das and Registrar General, Birth and Death of Registration Office, Manik Lal Banik, signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organisations chaired by Land Secretary Md Mustafizur Rahman.
Paying homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on August 15, the land minister said the use of Birth and Death registration data in the land service system, besides NID data, would enable citizens without NID to avail land services.
Saifuzzaman Chowdhury further said that shortly a similar initiative will be taken for expatriate Bangladeshi to provide them land services only for passport verification.
Land secretary said that all measures have been taken to ensure the security and confidentiality of the data of the citizens with utmost importance.
Land Ministry Additional Secretary (Law) Muhammad Salehuddin and other officials of the Ministry of Land and Office of the Registrar General of Births and Deaths were also present in the signing ceremony.