Turkmenistan intends to digitalize the issuance of passports and registration of the population

At a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers on January 28, Secretary of the State Security Council Charymyrat Amanov reported on the work of the Ministry of Internal Affairs on passportization and registration of the population, the state information agency TDH reports. reports .

The official reported that work is underway to digitize this area and prepare regulatory legal acts.

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted the importance of automating the processing and issuance of passports and the introduction of a centralized digital population registration system .

The head of state also instructed that the presentation of passports to citizens who have reached the age of 16 should take place in a solemn atmosphere.

This year Turkmenistan will host a population and housing census. In October 2021, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov approved the motto and emblem for the population census.

Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan