Avakov said, is Ukraine ready for mass issuance of biometric passports

The State migration service of Ukraine will be able to cope with the influx of people wishing to issue biometric passports until the end of the year, those documents will be able to get another 1.5 million people. This was stated by the Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov.

“Technically we are ready. We have until the end of the year will grow this power constantly. Think about 1.5 million passports we will be able to issue until the end of the year. This is probably a satisfactory pace,” – said Avakov at a briefing at the airport “Kharkiv”.

“I think we will avoid the queues and problems. We are ready. The main thing that you were ready,” added the Minister.

Earlier, on 7 April, the head of the State migration service of Ukraine Maxim Sokoluk said that more than 3 million Ukrainian citizens received biometric passports for travel abroad.

“At 9 a.m. Friday (April 7 – Ed.) already 3 million 25 thousand 123 people have received biometric documents for traveling abroad”, – said Sokaluk during the “hour of questions to the government” in the Verkhovna Rada.

We will remind, earlier “Today” responded to the most common questions about visa-free regime.