KUWAIT CITY: Kuwait issued important instructions regarding foreigners coming to the kingdom.
Security sources told Al-Jareedah daily that the Directorate General of Ports of the Ministry of Interior of Kuwait, with the support of the Criminal Evidence Department and Information Systems, has started implementing the decision to take fingerprints of all people entering Kuwait through air, land and sea border crossings. have done.
Following the directive of the Kuwait Ministry of Interior, the Criminal Evidence Department has completed the installation of automatic fingerprint devices at all border crossings, while the Information System Department has linked these devices to the Information System Center of the Ministry of Interior.
Officials clarified that all passengers must go through fingerprinting process upon arrival in the country.
Meanwhile, according to a report by Al-Qabas daily, land, air and sea ports witnessed unprecedented rush over the weekend to implement new biometric fingerprints for all incoming and outgoing passengers, including citizens, Gulf nationals and foreigners. There was an extraordinary rush with
Sources said that the fingerprint device needs only 120 seconds to detect fraudsters and law-abiding persons and record the security data of the person subject to the fingerprint.