Plans to introduce digital NRCs at advanced stage

Home Affairs Deputy Minister Steven Kampyongo says preparations for the implementation of the Digital National Registration Cards (NRCs) program have reached an advanced stage.

Mr. Kampyongo says the preparations are being done in collaboration with United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF), includes the procurement of all the necessary equipment that will be used in the implementation exercise.

Mr. Kampyongo has disclosed to Qfm News that to this effect, Minister of Home Affairs Ngosa Simbyakula will in the course of either this week or next week issue a Ministerial statement to Parliament on the progress that has been made towards the implementation of the program.

He says it is after this Ministerial statement that government will start engaging other stakeholders who include Members of Parliament and the media on how the program will be implemented.


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