Ugandan Government Runs Short of Passports
-The government is running short of ordinary passports
–The government announced it run short of ordinary passports and will only issue the remaining few to emergency cases such as people traveling to conduct government business, patients seeking treatment abroad and students who get foreign scholarships
– Ministry of Internal Affairs, “those who do not fit into the above category will have to wait longer”.
– Spokesperson of the Directorate of Immigration and Citizenship Control Jacob Siminyu says the directorate is addressing the matter
Reason given for shortage of Ugandan Passports
Impending switch from ‘machine readable passports to electronic passports.
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