Right Iden­tity

Southasia - - BRIEFINGS -

Elec­tronic Iden­tity Cards Dis­tri­bu­tion Depart­ment of Afghanistan is ready to start the dis­tri­bu­tion of elec­tronic iden­tity cards to Afghan cit­i­zens. How­ever, the cards will be is­sued once the pop­u­la­tion reg­is­tra­tion law is ap­proved by the pres­i­dent. Once the process starts, the EICDD can is­sue up to 4,000 iden­tity cards on a daily ba­sis and the dis­tri­bu­tion will be­gin from Kabul.

The cards were to be is­sued last year but the project ran into snags when vi­o­lent protests erupted

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