MOFA to announce tender for Biometrics Service Centers
Published 27 Jun 2009
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E-Media: Riyadh - The Ministry of the Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has announced here today that it will soon tender providing a network of service centers for biometrics (Face and finger printing) for those who want to obtain entry visas to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Under Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Prince Khalid bin Saud bin Khalid, said that this important initiative is aimed at strengthening the security aspect of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in addition to raising the level of services provided to visa applicants, Saudi Press Agency quoted. The intended centers will provide a consistently high quality service at reasonable prices and achieve a quick registration of biometrics service on behalf of the Saudi embassies and consulates abroad, he added. It should be noted that the establishment and operation of these centers will be by one or more trading partners under the supervision of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Saudi missions abroad. The intended service centers will provide the visa applications and facilitate issuance in addition to conducting and registering biometrics for all visa applicants who desire to visit the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, adding that these centers will be located in major cities around the world, effective from 2010.
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