Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Announcement in Respect of Expediting the Process of New Machine-Readable Passports in the Saudi Arabian and the United Arab Emirates’ Zones - Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Announcement in Respect of Expediting the Process of New Machine-Readable Passports in the Saudi Arabian and the United Arab Emirates’ Zones

January 10, 2017

In order to expedite the process of distribution of new machine-readable (computerized) passports in the Saudi and United Arab Emirates’ zones, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan has increased the number of technical and administrative workers and provided its Embassies and Consulate Generals in the Kingdome of Saudi Arabia and the UAE, with advanced passport printing equipment. In light of the above-mentioned measures, the passport issuance and distribution capacities of the Diplomatic Missions of Afghanistan for its citizens, particularly for the Afghan workforce in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have considerably enhanced and increased.