Sunday, April 14, 2024

2 top passport men involved

MRP Pilferage 2 top passport men involved Finds probe; 11 MRP project staff still in hiding A probe pointed finger at 13 people, including two passport office high-ups, for the pilferage of machine readable passports (MRP) at Agargaon office. The names of Major Mohammad Shariful Islam, an assistant director of MRP project, and Mohammad Abdullah ... Read more

70,000 cases pending with Special Branch

Police verification for passport 70,000 cases pending with Special Branch About 70,000 applications for fresh Machine Readable Passports have been awaiting police verification report for a long time. Of the pending passports, 899 applicants have been waiting for more than one year, 2,525 for six months, 5,582 for two months, 15,682 for more than 15 ... Read more

Govt to issue MRPs before getting police clearance

The government has asked the passport and immigration department to issue new Machine Readable Passports (MRPs) in 15 days for emergency and in 30 days for regular before getting police verification reports to contain sufferings of the passport seekers home and abroad. The decision came on Sunday at a meeting held at the Prime Minister’s ... Read more

Row over decision to give manual passport

Undocumented Workers in KL Row over decision to give manual passport  Experts and officials are surprised at the government decision to provide three lakh undocumented workers with manual passports, instead of machine-readable ones, to get them legalised in Malaysia. Expatriates’ welfare and overseas employment ministry made the decision despite insistence of high-ups and experts that ... Read more

Expats get MRP service

Introduced in 4 missions; 2 others in process Bangladesh has introduced machine-readable passport (MRP) service in Singapore, Malaysia, Abu Dhabi and Dubai missions as part of its effort to provide Bangladeshi expatriates with the service in its 65 missions worldwide. The service will be introduced in Jeddah and Riyadh missions next month, considering

Expats in UAE can get MRP from now on

Bangladesh missions abroad have finally started issuing machine-readable passport (MRP), nearly 10 months after the modern passport was launched in the country. Missions in Dubai and Abu Dhabi received applications for the MRP on Sunday and Monday respectively, said sources in the foreign ministry