Cabinet leads the way into e-passports

source: Mmegi
Staff Writer

The Ministry of Labour and Home Affairs has announced that 1,052 out of the 1,593 people who applied for the new e-passport have now received them.

Some of the people who have been issued with the passports are President Ian Khama and his cabinet.

In an interview with Mmegi, the ministry spokesman, Letso Mpho, said the new passport system is on track and on schedule and it is done by regional deadlines to be reached by September 2010.

Applicants for the passport only have to pay P12 for the electronic document.

Mpho has also said that they will launch the Immigration and Citizenship System (ICS) project on Friday afternoon in Gaborone.

“This project will facilitate the electronic transformation of the processing of permanent residence certificates, appeals, exemptions and renewal of [continue reading]


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