Monday, July 6, 2009
The Iraqi government has announced a new plan to unify the national ID cards by launching a single plastic identity card system.
Brigadier General Mahmoud Abdul Al-Ghafour, the project’s director, made the announcement before reporters in Baghdad on Monday.
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The new plastic cards will replace four different types of paper documents currently used by 30 million Iraqi citizens, AFP reported.
The national ID Card program, which may cost up to 300 million dollars, would be operational in about two years time.
This article was posted: Monday, July 6, 2009 at 9:01 am