Interior Minister launches eight new e-services
TDT | Manama
Interior Minister General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa launched remotely yesterday eight new e-services. They are part of 76 Interior Ministry public services in light of the reinforcement of precautionary measures against the coronavirus (COVID-19).
The new services were launched in cooperation with the Information and eGovernment Authority; the Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs; the General Directorate of Traffic; the General Directorate of Criminal Investigation and Forensic Science; and Customs Affairs.
The services are related to the issuance of a Good Conduct Certificate, inquiries about the progress of the certificate issuance applications, and checks of a certificate’s validity. Along with these, visa extensions, inquiries about the progress of visa applications, and viewing visa details are also available. The two other services are paying customs fees and viewing traffic certificates.
The Interior Minister hailed the directives of HM the King to invest in modern technology in all sectors to serve the nation and citizens, and the follow-up of HRH the Prime Minister and HRH the Crown Prince to develop modern technologies to limit the spread of COVID-19.
He highlighted that the launch of the new services is part of the electronic transformation and expansion of the ministry’s services, to achieve performance excellence and provide better services for citizens. He added that the next phase involves the development of services of police directorates and centres. All citizens and residents can benefit from the Interior Ministry’s services through the national portal bahrain. bh or by visiting the e-Government app store on bahrain. bh/apps.