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Biometric Update regularly writes posts about Pakistan. The following set of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news about Pakistan. More topics may be perused by reviewing our entire Biometrics Topics list.

 

Pakistan secures family trees, IDs foreign residents, prepares for electronic voting

A series of developments in Pakistan span a new digital ID card verification system; a way for people to check…

 

Huawei smart city projects meet facial recognition block, lawsuit from partner

The implementation of a smart city project in Serbia which includes the installation of surveillance cameras from Huawei with facial…

 

Pakistan moves against fraudulent digital ID cards

Muhammad Tariq Malik, the Chairman of Pakistan’s biometric National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) says a move to verify the…

 

Philippines launches app to fast-track biometric voter registration

The Commission on Elections (Comelec), the body managing elections in the Philippines, has unveiled an application intended to speed up…

 

Tariq Malik returns to lead Pakistan digital ID efforts amid biometrics leadership appointments

In a flurry of new hires, NADRA has returned its former head, Mitek Systems has appointed a new board member…

 

1.4M Afghan refugees in Pakistan to receive new biometric ID cards

Pakistan’s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has begun issuing biometric identity smartcards to the 1.4 million Afghan refugees already…

 

Pakistan blocks 3M refugees from COVID-19 jabs for lack of digital ID

A requirement to have the national digital ID in order to receive a COVID-19 vaccination in Pakistan could block as…

 

Countries continue to adopt biometric voter verification

Voatz is celebrating awards for its work in expanding voter participation in the United States and elsewhere through its blockchain…

 

Pakistan confirms introduction of biometric passports from June

The Pakistani Government confirmed it will start issuing biometric passports by June, Gulf News reports. According to Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed,…

 

GSMA recommends careful digital identity use for more effective subsidy programs

Programs where subsidies for utilities or other essentials can be delivered via a direct link to a digital identity or…

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