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The details were revealed by Captain Mohamed Al Sulaiti during the inauguration of a new passport facility at the country’s Nationality and Passport Office. (The facility comprises four fully computerised passport personalisation machines, which were installed at a cost of more than QAR 7 million (US$1.9 million).
According to local reports, the new passport will have images of Qatari heritage sites.
Al Sulaiti revealed that there were also plans to issue a smart card-based ID card to nationals from April.
* SDW is currently attempting to source further details on the new passport and ID card and will update this story as soon as they become available.