Kabul/UNI: Provincial branches for passports are supposed to resume its work again as the department of passport is planning to reopen them, according to local media reports.
Alam Gul Haqqani, the head of the passport department, said that a few technical problems in Kabul still unsolved, but efforts for the resolvement of them are underway.
"We purchased new machines. Some of them arrived and some will arrive. Whenever the machines are provided, we will resume passport-issuing in the capital.
We have started our activities in 17 provinces and will soon start them in the rest of the provinces," Haqqani was quoted as saying by TOLOnews.
"Those who are registered by biometrics, their process should be completed," said Qudsia, an applicant was quoted as saying by TOLOnews.
"They have formed a commission in Ibn-e-Sina hospital and when we went there they told us the passport is given to those patients who are on the brink of dying," said Mohammad Yasar, another applicant.
According to the report, passport departments to give its service in Herat, Kandahar, Kunduz, Balkh, Nangarhar, Khost, Paktia, Parwan, Kapisa, Logar, Maidan Wardak, Ghazni, Daikundi, Faryab, Ghor, Nuristan, and Badakhshan provinces.