Tag Archives: Afghanistan

Afghanistan – Electronic ID Cards Roll-Out To Start In Kabul Soon

By | February 16, 2018

The electronic National Identity Card department will start the issuance of the new ID cards in Kabul in the near future, head of the office, Rohullah Ahmadzai said.   The cards, he said, will include nationality and ethnicity information of the card holders.  He said President Ashraf Ghani, First Lady Rula Ghani and Second Vice President Mohammad Sarwar… Read More »

Afghanistan – Abdullah supports delay in distribution of E-ID cards

By | January 8, 2018

Kabul: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Abdullah on Sunday announced support for the postponement of distributing electronic National Identity Cards (e-NICs) and urged the process be initiated after a unanimous agreement between the stakeholders. Addressing at Cabinet meeting, he said important discussions were ongoing on the issue and the distribution of the computerised ID cards was directly linked… Read More »

Afghanistan – MPs continue to differ over much-awaited census law

By | January 3, 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): Wolesi Jirga members on Wednesday continued to differ over the decision of a joint parliamentary commission on the population census law. Some lower house members called the decision as ‘legal’ while others demanded further debate on the amendment of Article six of the controversial law. The process of issuing the much-awaited computerized National Identity Cards (e-NICs) was expected to… Read More »

Afghanistan – President busy, e-ID cards issuance postponed

By | January 2, 2018

The Population Registration Department (PRD) head on Tuesday said the process of issuing electronic national identity (e-NIC) cards has been postponed to next week because of the president’s busy schedule. Homayoon Mohtat, PRD head, said his office was ready to start issuing the computerized ID cards but the Administrative Office of the President had told them that President… Read More »

Afghanistan – Issuance of e-ID cards to begin in 2 days: Senators

By | December 31, 2017

The process of issuing electronic national identity cards (eNIC) will start in the next two days, a number of Meshrano Jirga or Senate members said on Sunday. They said the first e-NIC would be issued to the president and the chief executive officer (CEO).Senator Zalmai Zabuli from southern Zabul province, told today’s session that ID cards would be issued in… Read More »

Jan. 1 marks mass birthday in Afghanistan, where many just have to guess

By | December 31, 2017

KABUL – Jan. 1 is Samad Alawi’s birthday. It is also the birthday of his wife, his two sons, 32 of his friends and thousands of other Afghans — a date chosen for convenience by a generation who do not know when they were born. In the absence of birth certificates or official records, many Afghans have long used… Read More »

Afghanistan – Technically ready to issue e-ID cards: Telcom Ministry

By | December 2, 2017

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology (MCIT) on Saturday said necessary preliminary measures regarding the provision of computerized identity cards have been taken. A statement from the MCIT media office said a gathering explaining the work process system of issuing electronic ID cards was held on a trial basis at one of the electric ID cards’… Read More »

Afghan Refugees To Get ID Cards And Passports

By | May 22, 2017

The Afghan government will distribute ID cards, passports and birth certificates to Afghan refugees living in Iran, Pakistan and Gulf countries once a verification process has been conducted. Based on an agreement signed on Monday between the ministry of foreign affairs, the ministry of refugees and repatriations and the interior ministry, the first step will see Afghan migrants… Read More »

Afghanistan – Govt Given 90 Days To Roll Out Electronic ID Card System

By | March 29, 2017

Mohtat said BICIA will start by hiring staff, including technical teams, and will implement the preliminary phase in Kabul. “Soon we will announce our hiring process and we will give opportunities to our previous employees that were already trained, and who we invested in,” he said adding that testing the electronic ID card system would however take about… Read More »

No One Can Forgery in Electronic National ID Cards Process: Baher

By | March 5, 2017

After Adjustment of the 6th Article of the Population Registration Act and adding of word “ Afghan” now Chief of the Identity and Digitalization of  Electronic National ID Cards Zemaray Baher said no one can forgery in Electronic National ID card process . Chief of the Identity and Digitalization of Electronic National ID Cards Zemaray Baher said, “There… Read More »