national identity card


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national identity card

A personal identification card, which some countries require their citizens to carry. The U.S. and U.K. have debated the use of a smart card that contains biometrics such as iris or fingerprint data.
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The National Identity Card used at current will be changed into an Electronic National Identity Card, said the government.
The Committee asked NADRA to brief it about issuance of fake National Identity Cards (CNICs) and the progress to control recurrence of such incidents in future.
ISLAMABAD -- The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) said that no person will be allowed to cast vote at the polling station without having original Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC).
Nasdaq:DMRC), announced today that it has completed installation in Costa Rica of the world's first digital national identity card program for minors.
Spokesman of ECP while talking to reporter said: "No person would be allowed to cast vote in the polling station without having original computerised national identity card and no other document including the copy of the CNIC, passport, driving licence would be acceptable for casting vote.
To a question, he said as per election laws: any one having expired Computerized National Identity Cards (CNICs) can cast his vote in the upcoming general elections.
Ebrahim moreover said that no one would be able to vote without a computerised national identity card, adding that, the minimum voting age was 18 years.
Original and photocopy of Computerized national Identity Card or National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis.
New Delhi, July 28 (ANI): The UPA Government on Tuesday said that it is yet to take a decision on issuing national Identity cards to usual residents in the country.
Australian government agencies are currently assessing biometric technologies for identity management applications in immigration, health and social services and, possibly, a national identity card.
NADRA has successfully implemented the Multi-Biometric National Identity Card & Multi-Biometric e-Passport solutions for Pakistan, Passport Issuing System for Kenya, Bangladesh High Security Driver's License, and Civil Registration Management System for Sudan amongst other projects.
Summary: AJMAN -- The executive council of Ajman has announced that effective December 1, all government transactions will require the National Identity Card, said Saeed Saif Al Matrooshi, General Secretary of Ajman executive council.
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