National IDs for Parliamentarians Ready: Distribution on Thursday

Mutharika: During the Launch of National IDs Project
Mutharika: During the Launch of National IDs Project

The National Registration Bureau (NRB) is set to distribute National Identity cards to all Members of Parliament that were registered, on Thursday.

Second Deputy Speaker, Esther Mcheka-Chilenje announced this in Parliament on Wednesday.
In its initial distribution phase, NRB has already distributed the National ID to members of the media, President Peter Mutharika, First-lady Gertrude Mutharika, vice president Saulos Chilima and the second first lady Mary Chilima.
The National IDs are part of public sector reforms being undertaken by the Mutharika administration.
President Peter Mutharika launched national identity cards (IDs) project to address the challenges Malawians have long faced due to the absence of the documents, last month.
At least, 95, 000 Malawians are expected to have national identity cards (IDs) in the 2016/2017 financial year.

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