CABINET this Wednesday set the new fee for an ordinary passport at US$60 or its equivalent in the local currency.
Government alsp sayw the fee for emergency passports that can be produced within three days has been reviewed up to USD$200.
The government said this was one of a cocktail of measures put in place to clear the passport backlog that dates back to 2018.
Reports suggest that there are about 256 000 passports that need to be produced.
More details to follow…