Operation Enduring Freedom
Photos : Afghan leaders discuss new Electronic Tazkera at biometrics shura
By U.S. Air Force Senior Airman William A. O’Brien, Combined Joint Interagency Task Force 435 Public Affairs
Nov 1, 2010 - 3:40:44 PM


Blackanthem Military News
KABUL, Afghanistan -

 
fghan National Army Lt. Col. Mohammad Anwar Moniri, Ministry of Interior director of biometrics, performs an iris scan on himself during a demonstration of the Cross Match Jump Kit at a biometrics shura at Combined Joint Interagency Task Force 435 headquarters Oct. 31. The kits will be used for enrollments throughout the country, beginning at key border locations and at MOI’s Population Registration Department offices to gather data in support of security, civic and economic purposes. (Defense Department photo by U.S. Air Force Senior Airman William A. O’Brien/Released)
 
Afghan National Army Lt. Col. Mohammad Anwar Moniri, Ministry of Interior director of biometrics, explains the process of biometric enrollments to Deputy Minister of Finance Mohammad Mustafa Mastoor, Deputy Minister of Justice Qasim Hashimzai, and Minister of Communication and Information Technology Amirzai Sangeen at a biometrics shura at Combined Joint Interagency Task Force 435 headquarters Oct. 31. Afghan 1,000, an Afghan-led program with an Afghan contractor hiring Afghan enrollers and system administrators, will collect biometric data at key border locations and at MOI’s Population Registration Department offices across Afghanistan. (Defense Department photo by U.S. Air Force Senior Airman William A. O’Brien/Released)
 
Afghan National Army Lt. Col. Mohammad Anwar Moniri, Ministry of Interior director of biometrics, scans his fingerprints on a Cross Match Jump Kit during a biometrics shura at Combined Joint Interagency Task Force 435 headquarters Oct. 31, as Deputy Minister of Justice Qasim Hashimzai, Deputy Minister of Finance Mohammad Mustafa Mastoor and Minister of Communication and Information Technology Amirzai Sangeen observe. Biometric data can aid in development of the Electronic Tazkera, a means of national identification for Afghan citizens. One representative from the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology called the new Electronic Tazkera a platform of personal identification that could eventually be used for voter registration, vehicle registration and banking. (Defense Department photo by U.S. Air Force Senior Airman William A. O’Brien/Released)
 
Afghan National Army Lt. Col. Mohammad Anwar Moniri, Ministry of Interior director of biometrics, and Ministry of Communication and Information Technology Director General Aimal Marjan, meet with U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Robert Harward, Combined Joint Interagency Task Force 435 commander, during a biometrics shura at CJIATF-435 headquarters Oct. 31. During the conference, Afghan, U.S. military, coalition military and civilian partners discussed the way ahead for the Electronic Tazkera in Afghanistan. (Defense Department photo by U.S. Air Force Senior Airman William A. O’Brien/Release
 
Amirzai Sangeen, Minister of Communication and Information Technology, Jameel Junebesh, senior director of Ministry of Interior Criminal Investigation Division and Aimal Marjan, MCIT director general, discuss the new Electronic Tazkera at Combined Joint Interagency Task Force 435 headquarters Oct. 31. The Afghan government plans to establish two biometrics databases, one maintained by MOI for security and criminal investigative activities and one housed by MCIT to support civic and economic use of identification for voting, civil services and business transactions. (Defense Department photo by U.S. Air Force Senior Airman William A. O’Brien/Released)