UAE To Welcome New Electronic ID Distribution Center To Help Residing Afghans

Afghan electronic ID centre opens in UAE.

by Deeplata Garde
UAE To Welcome New Electronic ID Distribution Center To Help Residing Afghans

In a move towards enhanced administrative efficiency, the National Statistics and Information Authority of Afghanistan has unveiled a new electronic ID distribution centre in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

A Step Forward In Identity Modernisation For Residing Afghans

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Recently, on Sunday, July 7, the National Statistics and Information Authority launched the electronic ID distribution centre in Abu Dhabi. This centre represents a strategic initiative to streamline identity documentation processes for Afghan citizens residing in the UAE.

Previously, the authority had deployed a dedicated team to facilitate electronic ID distribution within the UAE, aiming to cater to the needs of Afghan expatriates more effectively.

Expanding Horizons: Plans for Regional Outreach In UAE

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Looking ahead, the authority plans to extend electronic ID distribution operations to Iran and other neighbouring countries shortly. This expansion underscores their commitment to modernising identity documentation systems beyond national borders.

During the inauguration, Badraddin Haqqani, the Taliban’s ambassador to the UAE, expressed willingness to strengthen collaboration further, highlighting the centre’s role in fostering bilateral relations and administrative cooperation.

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Statistical Insights And Historical Context

Since 2023, the National Statistics and Information Authority has successfully distributed electronic IDs to approximately 3,124,000 individuals across Afghanistan. This milestone reflects ongoing efforts to enhance citizen services through advanced technological solutions.

In a significant development back in 2021, the authority established the first electronic ID distribution centre in Abu Dhabi. This earlier initiative laid the foundation for today’s expanded capabilities, marking a pivotal moment in Afghanistan’s journey towards digital governance.

Conclusion

The inauguration of the electronic ID distribution centre in the UAE marks a significant stride in Afghanistan’s efforts to modernise identity documentation and administrative processes. As plans unfold for regional expansion, the authority is poised to further improve service delivery and strengthen international partnerships. This initiative not only enhances efficiency but also underscores Afghanistan’s commitment to leveraging technology for the benefit of its citizens worldwide.

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