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Digital driver’s licenses being introduced in Pakistan, South Korea, Turkey

In partnership with Punjab Information Technology Board, Pakistan is introducing a digital driving license system for Punjab citizens to optimize…

 

Will smart cities in Belt and Road Initiative bring Xinjiang-style facial recognition to other countries?

Much of the digital security apparatus operated in Xinjiang by China’s government, including biometric facial recognition, is making its way…

 

Biometric cash relief payments system in Pakistan shows positive results with $695M disbursed

Pakistan’s biometric COVID-19 benefits scheme, Ehsaas Emergency Cash, has disbursed 112 billion Pakistani Rupees (roughly US$695 million), The International News reports,…

 

Biometric verification failing for some government crisis grant recipients in India and Pakistan

Postal workers in the Hisar region of India’s Haryana State have delivered 19.4 million Rupees (roughly US$260,000) directly to recipients…

 

Pakistan mobile providers request lower biometric verification fees from NADRA

One of the first orders of business of a new industry group for mobile network operators in Pakistan is having…

 

India and Pakistan use national biometric systems to secure cash relief distribution

The Indian government’s Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY) welfare program has released more than INRs 280 billion (roughly US$3.66…

 

Pakistan adopts biometric tech for insurance purchase, inclusive banking

Pakistan’s interest in advanced biometric technology has led to a number of investments in the country, ranging from biometric verification…

 

Pakistan leverages biometric tech for inclusive banking and to secure property transactions

Pakistan has almost finalized preparations for the poverty alleviation program Ehsaas Kifalat, which will be officially launched on January 31,…

 

Pakistan introduces biometric screening to prevent terror funding through national investment schemes

In an effort to prevent funding terrorism, Pakistan will require biometric screening and identity verification for those participating in national…

 

Pakistan financial inclusion program partners with top banks for biometric payments

Pakistan’s Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) to reduce poverty has partnered with multinational bank Habib Bank Limited (HBL) and Bank…

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