Tag Archives: Lebanon

Lebanon – No progress made over biometric ID cards

By | October 26, 2017

BEIRUT: Parliament’s Finance Committee failed to make any progress on the issuing of biometric national ID cards Thursday. Head of the committee, MP Ibrahim Kanaan, led discussions on the replacement of Lebanese national identity cards. However, Finance Minister Ali Hasan Khalil did not attend and his approval is necessary to move forward with allocating funds for the replacement… Read More »

Lebanon unveils biometric diplomatic passport plan

By | August 22, 2017

BEIRUT: Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil announced a plan Monday to supply all diplomatic figures in Lebanon with biometric passports to match international standards. “These passports can be used in all the embassies in the world,” Bassil said during an announcement held at the Foreign Ministry in Beirut Monday morning.   “This will grant [Lebanese] citizens greater protection.” The move comes… Read More »

Creditbank offers combined credit and debit card

By | May 23, 2017

Creditbank, one of Lebanon’s leading and fastest growing banks, has partnered with Gemalto, a world leader in digital security and Unilux Cards to be the first bank in the Middle East to launch a combined credit and debit card. Developed in close cooperation with local partner Unilux Cards, Gemalto’s innovative solution has been deployed to launch The combo… Read More »