‘Election specific paper Tazkera distribution drive ends’

Written by The Frontier Post

Monitoring Desk

KABUL: The Afghanistan Central Civil Registration Authority on Tuesday announced an end to the paper identity also known Tazkera distribution drive.

The campaign for the distribution of paper Tazkera for the elections process began in March this year, has ended Tuesday, according to a statement. The information of the people who received Tazkera across the country are registered in 6389 books; each book contains 820 records.

ACCRA Director Homayun Muhtat said: “5034 books have been transferred from the provinces to the center and remaining 1355 other books will be transferred soon.” The process of entering transferred books to the database is completed; meanwhile, the review, analysis, and evaluation process of the books are ongoing. 500 books are reviewed yet.

He said that 380 suspected records were announced invalid and shared with the IEC. ACCRA Director also added that cooperation with IEC would continue on a daily basis, and suspected Tazkera are shared with the IEC.

Muhtat stressed that “The priority of the ACCRA is to collect the remaining books from the provinces and analyze all the records.”

He assured people that according to the principle of transparency and accountability, the work of this office is completely transparent, people and civil society organizations can monitor ACCRA operations on the ground.




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