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Kenyans to Be Issued With New ID’s

Kenyans will from next year be issued with digital identity cards with all in one features.

According to the state,the new generation identity cards will help ease cross-border movement by Kenyans within the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) trading bloc

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 “The digitalised document will be scanned at the border to facilitate easier movement of people within the IGAD region.” Director of Immigration Services Major-General (rtd) Gordon Kihalang’wa said during an IGAD consultative meeting in Naivasha.

Among the unique features the ID will have are health insurance, taxation ,social security and driving licence details.

It also emerged that the proposed draft Migration Policy Framework will provide comprehensive policy guidelines in Kenya’s effort to promote migration within the region.

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Interior Ministry Chief Administrative Secretary Patrick ole Ntutu urged the participants to review and also improve the draft protocol.

He expressed satisfaction with negotiations on the draft protocol since its inception and emphasised the need to put in place mechanisms for better migration management.

He reminded the participants that border security remained key, with the main objective being to ensure safety of citizens and national assets.

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