The National Statistics and Information Authority (NSIA) said that in the past eight months, 1.5 million electronic identity cards have been distributed across the country.
Mohammad Halim Rapi, spokesman of the NSIA, said there are 73 electronic ID card distribution centers in Kabul and provinces, and that 1,000 people apply to these centers daily to obtain electronic identity cards.
“We are operating normally in 34 provinces, and in the past eight months we have distributed electronic ID cards to 34 million people in 34 provinces,” said Mohammad Halim Rafi, spokesman of the NSIA.
Meanwhile, some citizens of in the country are concerned about the rising cost of electronic ID cards and call on the Islamic Emirate to reduce their cost.
“They are referring us to the Ministry of Interior and tell us that you should come on Tuesday, we have been here for a week,” said Amanullah, a resident of Kunduz.
“Clients are not aware of the legal process, when we tell them about the legal process, they find it confusing and say it is a problem for us,” said Zahed Rahman Zahed, a manager of the Electrical Identity Center in Karte Chahar in Kabul.