Afghanistan to Purchase 14mn Euros Worth of Biometric Devices for the Upcoming Elections

by Wadsam | July 3, 2019 5:35 pm

The National Procurement Commission has approved the purchase of 17,865 biometric verification devices to be used at the upcoming presidential elections.

The devices, including accessories like printers, power bank and printing paper, are expected to cost over €14 million, according to the presidential palace.

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) needs nearly 39,000 biometric devices for holding presidential elections, including more than 20,000 biometric devices which were purchased for parliamentary election earlier this year, and more than 17,000 other biometric devices will be purchased.

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