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National unity essential for issuance of E-ID cards

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National unity essential for issuance of E-ID cards
 The issuance process of the Electronic Identity Card (E-ID) also known as E-Tazkira was inaugurated by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and First Lady Rula Ghani who were the first one to receive that on Thursday. Meanwhile Vice President Mohammad Sarwar Danesh and other senior government officials as well as heads of parliament’s houses also received electronic ID cards on Thursday, an attempt to start the long-waited process of the E-ID cards that was stuck due to view point differences.
The distribution of electronic ID cards was delayed for years due to disagreements over the wording for nationality and ethnicity. The electronic identification cards perceived as an essential principle for modern governance and are crucial for ensuring development and transparency in the country. 
E-Tazkira can be undoubtedly helpful in various aspects, from preventing fraud in elections to controlling crimes, improving governance and fighting corruption. 
Afghanistan is a multi-national country where several beliefs, mentalities and mindsets are cherished, and individuals live a peaceful life with the spirit of brotherhood. In this society, living a quiet social life will be impossible without national integrity. Therefore, struggles should be multiplied to strengthen national unity and all ethnic groups need to support it as a principle. They have to take effective step with bona fide intention for solidarity, unity and coexistence. 
Considering the national interests, benefiting all Afghans equally, the project of the distribution of computerized ID cards should be supported across the country and benefit all Afghan citizens. Since the National Unity Government was inauguratedbased on unity, the people in close cooperation with the local organs and the government, should endeavor to provide security all over the country and launch a nationwide public awareness campaign ahead of or during the E-ID card distribution process. 
Based on the emphasis made in the national constitution, despite sectarian, religious, ethnic, linguistic and racial varieties, Afghanistan belongs to all tribes who are considered brethren and equal. Hence, all are responsible to make effort in developing and advancing for the construction of this country and resist against any kinds of invasion and aggression. They also should avoid claiming monopoly, discrimination, racial or ethnic superiority which will result in disregard of citizens’ equal rights.
Meanwhile lack of fixed number of population have alsocaused health and education sectors to face serious challenges across the country. Offering of imbalanced services during recent years in the country is one of reasons for lack of correct figures which led to many issues for the citizens.Electronic ID cards could help find the exact number of the country’s population and would bring about transparency in the elections as well as contribute to social.
The step taken by the government for starting of the E-ID card distribution is indeed considered a key move for development and stabilization of Afghanistan. It is hoped that the process not to be delayed anymore and reach all the people across the country.