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Biometric Update regularly releases news about Pakistan. The following set of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news regarding Pakistan. More tags may be explored by reviewing our comprehensive Biometrics Topics list.

 

8M overseas Pakistanis register for digital ID, pensioners face more biometric checks

More than 8.2 million Pakistanis abroad who hold the National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP) have registered with the…

 

Jamaica plans biometric ID card issuance pilot, Pakistan and Vietnam upgrade systems

Jamaica has announced that it will begin issuing national ID cards through the National Identification System (NIDS) as from the…

 

Digital ID applications grow in Pakistan, but obstacles remain: State Bank exec

The adoption of digital ID technologies in Pakistan’s financial system is growing, but there are still some obstacles in both…

 

NADRA goes all out for handling complaints

The National Database and Registration Authority of Pakistan (NADRA) has launched a Centralized Complaint Management System (NCCMS) which allows citizens…

 

Contactless biometrics app to play key role in Pakistan’s digital wallet rollout

Pakistan is claiming a world’s first for using contactless biometrics on mobile devices to enroll individuals to its national ID…

 

Pakistan government and UNHCR complete biometric registration drive for Afghan refugees

The United Nations is trumpeting the success of a drive to register refugees in Pakistan for biometric smartcards, which was…

 

Pakistan turns to fingerprint liveness detection to shut down fraudulent SIM business

Stolen fingerprints in Pakistan have pushed the government to deploy live finger detectors. Government regulator the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority will…

 

Birth registrations in Pakistan to get boost from UNICEF and Telenor program expansion

Pakistan’s Sindh Province is receiving a new birth registration system from partners UNICEF and Telenor Pakistan to provide digital identity…

 

Pakistan launches digital wallet for financial inclusion on back of biometric SIM registry

Pakistan’s government has unveiled a plan to bring 50 million people into the financial system by leveraging the country’s biometric…

 

Hundreds of millions worldwide become eligible for biometric passports

Zimbabwe and Pakistan launch biometric passports while nations push for better service and support for their citizens overseas. Malawi terminates…

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