Al-Ghad Press received Thursday a document issued by the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers, addressed to the Supreme Judicial Council, ministries and non-affiliated bodies of the Ministry and the provinces and all its councils, stressing the need to act by the Council of Ministers Resolution No. 361 of 2015.
The resolution provides for the adoption of a unified national card for governmental and non-governmental entities to prove the identity of the owner, to be an alternative to citizenship and a certificate of nationality.
The document indicated that the Directorate of Civil Status, Passports and Residence is fully prepared to equip all governmental institutions with the digital reader of the national card, as well as training the companies nominated by the institutions to work on the system.
In accordance with the provisions of Law No. 3 of 2016 and pursuant to article 35, paragraph 1, the directive concerned the adoption of a national card with governmental and non-governmental entities in establishing the identity of the owner and the definition of his Iraqi nationality.