E-passport in time: Home Minister

Bangla Tribune Desk
Published : 19:08, Aug 19, 2019 | Updated : 19:16, Aug 19, 2019

File photo shows passport of Bangladesh.Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has said the government will introduce e-passport (electronic passport) in time. reports BSS.
“We have undertaken necessary steps for introducing e-passport in time,” he told this while exchanging views with Bangladeshi expatriates in South Korean capital of Seoul on Sunday (Aug 18), according to a message received in Dhaka on Monday (Aug 19).
The minister said the government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has ensured good governance in the country and has been implementing digital Bangladesh.
He said the government is considering extending more facilities to remittance senders through proper channel.
The minister urged expatriates to invest more in Bangladesh, adding that the home ministry has been working to reach services to the doorsteps of the common people alongside ensuring their safety and security.
During the view-exchange, Director General (DG) of the Department of Immigration and Passport (DIP) Major General M Sohail Hossain Khan and officials of the ministry were present.