PNG minister defends controversial national identification program

People lined up outside the registration office in PNG's capital, Port Moresby were frustrated by delays. Picture: ABC News: Bethanie Harriman

PORT MORESBY, 27 JUNE 2018 (ABC) – Papua New Guinea’s Planning Minister has defended the country’s controversial national identification (NID) program amid allegations of corruption and mismanagement. In 2015, PNG’s Government announced it would attempt to register all its citizens in a central database and issue them with photo cards for voting and identification. In […]

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