ID Day was observed with major national ID system announcements in Somalia and Nigeria. Meanwhile, countries like Australia and Czechia are moving towards replacing ID documents with digital IDs, and in airports they are being replaced with biometrics and DTCs, with SITA continuing to emerge as a market winner. CardLab appears to have succeeded in
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Somalia celebrated International Identity Day with the launch of its new biometric national ID cards, with support from NADRA. The national ID is the first for the country since the 1990s, and is intended to help reduce terrorist threats and identity fraud. The ID will be used for public services and financial services, including the Hawala money transfer system.