Turkmenistan studying innovative technologies in biometric authentication
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, May 14
By Huseyn Hasanov– Trend:
Representatives of the State Migration Service of Turkmenistan participated in the Connect: ID Conference in Washington dedicated to achievements in the field of biometrics, the State Migration Service said in a message.
As part of the event, an exhibition was held involving over 80 global companies specializing in biometrics, authentication, identification and innovative technologies.
These companies included Tascent, Cross Match Technologies, Vision-Box, Iris ID, NEC Corporation.
Registration of a biometric passport of a Turkmen citizen for leaving Turkmenistan and entering Turkmenistan started July 10, 2008.
In order to ensure freedom of movement, every citizen of Turkmenistan is issued a biometric passport for leaving Turkmenistan and entering Turkmenistan for a period of five years.
The Constitution of Turkmenistan and the Migration Act grant the right to freedom of movement and choice of residence to every citizen of Turkmenistan, irrespective of age, race, sex, language, religion, place of residence, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, official or other status.
“No citizen of Turkmenistan can be deprived of the right to leave Turkmenistan and enter Turkmenistan,” the message said.