The Hon’ble Foreign Minister, Dr. A. K. Abdul Momen M.P. inaugurated the Smart NID Card and voter enrolment services at Bangladesh Embassy in Abu Dhabi on 18 November, 2019. The Consul General of Bangladesh in Dubai conducted the inaugural programme. Officials concerned of Election Commission were also present during the inauguration.
They also made a presentation on their services. A large number of Bangladesh community members living in the UAE were the main invitees in the event.Representatives of Bangladesh expatriates also spoke on the programme.
At the beginning of the programme, Bangladesh Ambassador to UAE, Muhammad Imran briefed the audience about the Smart NID card and voter enrolment services in Abu Dhabi Mission.
The Chief Guest of the programme, Hon’ble Foreign Minister, while making his remarks, expressed his happiness over the launching of the Smart NID card service at the Mission.He commented that the facility will reduce hassles for them. He mentioned that different digitalized services are being extended to Bangladesh expatriates abroad.
The Hon’ble Foreign Minister encouraged the Bangladesh expatriates to send more remittance to Bangladesh as the government is providing lucrative incentives to the remitters. During his speech, the Minister highlighted the different success stories of Bangladesh and the tremendous development that has taken place in Bangladesh. He urged the expatriate nationals tohelp in presenting positive image about Bangladesh from their respective host countries.