Nepal

Nepal Initializing Biometric National ID Project

Nepal Initializing Biometric National ID Project

Nepal’s government is gearing up for a national biometric ID project, reports República. It’s working with Safran Identity and Security, which won a $4.9 million contract to handle a variety of technical components of the biometric ID program, and has already begun to set up hardware for the project. The plan is to distribute up to…

Nepal Extends Oberthur Passport Partnership

Nepal Extends Oberthur Passport Partnership

Nepal is extending its partnership with digital security solutions provider Oberthur Technologies (OT). The company has worked with the Nepalese government over the past five years in supplying 4.5 million machine-readable passports at 50 enrollment stations around the world, and now it has been contracted for an additional 2.5 million MRPs. The overall aim of…