Taliban General Directorate Of Passport To Expand Passport Printing And Distribution Capacities


(MENAFN- Khaama Press)

The General Directorate of Passports of the Taliban
government
's Ministry
of Interior announced that the office has stepped up processing the passport applications and that it will increase its capacity to print and distribute up to 4,000 passports in a day.

The General Directorate which functions under the umbrella of the Ministry
of Interior tweeted on Tuesday, September 6th, that the number of passport applications being processed had increased and that 4,000 copies of passports will now be printed and distributed in a single day.

Officials from the Taliban
say that the decision to advance the printing and distribution of passports was made in response to the enormous numbers of applicants who have been patiently waiting in line for their passports for a very long time.

The provincial passport offices have resumed processing  online
passport registration services, as the passport office previously announced, in order to reduce the workload and overcrowding at the central office.

The Taliban
passport official further stated that services for foreign nationals to renew their visas will also be provided online
.

The official stated that in an effort to achieve their goal of minimizing corruption, some of the corrupt passport office staff had been fired.

The Passport Department, a division of the Ministry
of Interior, has been one of the busiest government
departments since the Taliban
took over the government
.

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  • Saqalain Eqbal

    Saqalain Eqbal is an Online Editor for Khaama Press. He is a Law graduate
    from The American University of Afghanistan (AUAF).

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