E-passport in time: home minister

Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Published: 00:00, Aug 20,2019


Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said on Sunday that the government will introduce electronic passport in time.

‘We have undertaken necessary steps for introducing e-passport in time,’ he said this while exchanging views with Bangladeshi expatriates in South Korean capital of Seoul, according to a message received in Dhaka.

The minister said the government led by prime minister Sheikh Hasina had ensured good governance in the country and had been implementing digital Bangladesh.

He said the government was considering extending more facilities to remittance senders through proper channel.

The minister urged expatriates to invest more in Bangladesh, adding that the home ministry had been working to reach services to the doorsteps of the common people alongside ensuring their safety and security.

During the view-exchange, director general of the Department of Immigration and Passport Major General M Sohail Hossain Khan and officials of the ministry were present.

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