There are long lines of people who are waiting to get passport outside the passport offices across the country.
After Taliban’s domination the procedure of distributing of passport has been changed by passport department in Kabul and other branches in provinces that elicited a wide range of reactions.
Earlier head of passport department, Alam Gul Haqqani, said that they distribute more than five hundred thousand passports every day, but still people are complaining about the corruption and inertia in this department.
The news comes as one of Panjshir residents told Aamaj News that the door of passport department is closed for citizens, but it is open even untill 10:00 p.m. for ones who pay $300 or $400 as a bribe.
Former vice president, Amrullah Saleh, in a tweet said that nearly six million people requested for passport and it would continue. He pointed that 50% of people are leaving the country.
“I have spent about Af30000 to stay at hotels, but I failed to get passport,” Sameer a young man who has come from Mazar-e-Sharif said.
He complained about the distribution of passport in Kabul and added that seven months ago he filled out the form online and delivered the money to the bank, but yet have not gotten the passpor,t although several times he has tried to get it, and nobody is accountable. He expressing his dissatisfaction said seven months ago he filled out the form, and may get the passport seven years later.
Iqbal a young man from Nangarhar who has come to Kabul complained about the Taliban’s violence against him, and added that it has been four times that he has come to Kabul to get passport, and has spent a lot of money. But Taliban have whipped and deceived him.
Meanwhile a number of protesters who are approximately 200 people have signed a petition and complained about the way that passport has been distributed.
The Aamaj News reporter tried to have the idea of one of Taliban’s officials about this issue, but they refused to respond.
After Taliban’s domination thousands of Afghansitan people have left the country, a number of them have left the country with passport and others without passport illegally have gone to neighboring countries.