Maldives Immigration Wins IAIR Award

DERMALOG Identification Systems GmbH

Maldives Immigration Wins IAIR Award


MILAN, Mar. 25 /PRNewswire=KYODO JBN/--

- The Controller General of Immigration from Maldives Mr. Mohamed Anwar and the

Deputy Controller Mr. Abdulla Algeen have received the prestigious

international IAIR Award for the most innovative high security ePassport and


    The IAIR award was handed over to both government officials from Maldives

Immigration during an official award ceremony in Milan, Italy, on Friday 24th

March 2017. The IAIR Awards are one of the world's leading ranking systems.

Experts from all over the world are selecting the best technologies and


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    Maldives Immigration has implemented a new electronic passport with 27 of

the most advanced security features, which makes the Maldives ePassport one of

the most secure and world leading security documents today. Every visa page of

the Maldives ePassport has its own creative design, which is another unique

feature of the new travel document.

Furthermore, the new Maldives ePassport has a highly secure polycarbonate data

page with laser engraving, which is extremely durable and secure.

    In combination with the latest electronic gates for automatic border

clearance, the Maldives Immigration have evolved to one of the most modern

border control systems for their citizens in the world today. The new eGates

automatically check passports as well as fingerprint and facial biometrics.

This speeds up border control and provides more convenience to the Maldives'


    During the award ceremony, it was mentioned that the Maldives government

had selected the German company DERMALOG in 2015 to supply them with the new

ePassports and eGates, based on the innovative requirements and new ideas of

Maldives Immigration.    


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    SOURCE: DERMALOG Identification Systems GmbH