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Press Release: e-Passport and Automated Border Control Management

22.01.2020 - Article

The introduction of the e-Passport and Automated Border Control Management is a milestone for the cooperation between Bangladesh and Germany, being equally important with regard to business as well as security.

For Bangladesh, the project signalizes an important step in the transition to the latest generation of electronic travel documents, meeting the highest security requirements in the world.

The project represents a successful partnership between the Department of Immigration and Passports, Security Services Division, Ministry of Home Affairs and the German company Veridos GmbH.

It places Bangladesh into the top of the elite group of countries with the most remarkable and temper-proof ePassport systems. It offers Bangladesh’s citizens convenience and security for international travels. At the same time it contributes to national security.

This achievement can be seen as part of the Prime Minister’s Vision for modernizing the country. Germany has proven that it stands ready to support Bangladesh in this vision. German enterprises are willing to further engage in additional business and cooperation activities in Bangladesh providing the most advanced technology and highest quality.

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany welcomes this new development and congratulates Bangladesh on its achievement.

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