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About 200 passports printed with defects in Kyrgyzstan

Infocom state enterprise printed several thousand passports with defects. Readers informed 24.kg news agency.

The state enterprise partially confirmed the information. «A technical malfunction occurred during installation of an updated software, as a result, 194 eID cards were manufactured with production defects. At the time of detection of the error, about 40 documents with defects have already been handed over to citizens. As of today, the most of the spoiled passports have been remade for free. Process of replacement of the remaining passports is ongoing,» Infocom explained.

Disciplinary measures were taken against the staff responsible for the incident, the State Registration Service noted.

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