CaFFE-CHR Mobile Service To Provide NICs Enter Its Second Stage

Campaign for Free and Fair Election (CaFFE), Center for Human Rights (CHR) and the Department of Registration of Persons recently launched a joint mobile service to issue NICs, birth certificates and other identification documents for persons who do not have them, to safeguard their right to vote before the next presidential election.

The second stage of this program in Badulla District will be underway from today, a media statement by CaFFE said. Accordingly, the service will be held today at Kandekatiya Divisional Secretariat area. It will continue on Nov. 9-10 at Soranathota, Nov. 11 at Uva Paranagama, Nov. 13 at Hali-ela and Nov. 14 at Haputale.

The first stage of this program was held from October 27 to November 2 at several regions in Badulla District.

All services will be carried out free of charge. CaFFE and CHR expect that up to 20,000 people will benefit from these services.

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