Union Minister explores Chinese technology firm

Union Minister for Immigration and Population U Myint Kyaing visited Hisign Technology Co Ltd in Beijing on 18 September. During the visit, the company’s Chairman, Mr Liu Xiaochun, provided insights into the company’s technical products and their performance. He also explained the utilization of technology for collecting biographic and biometric information from individuals.
Following this, the company’s officials briefed the Union minister and his delegation on the company’s profile and the distribution of biometric technology products in collaboration with the Chinese government, particularly in the context of the e-ID system implementation. Discussions also covered the capacity for producing ID cards.
On 19 September, the Union minister together with Myanmar’s Ambassador to China U Tin Maung Swe, and Mr Hu Xiaoming, Director-General of the Immigration Department at the Ministry of Public Security of the People’s Republic of China, visited the Daxing International Airport in Beijing, where technology-driven passport checks and the collection of passenger information were discussed. The implementation of technology-based immigration inspection systems for e-passport holders was also examined.
Additionally, the delegation visited the Daxing Entry/Exit and Foreigners Management Department in Beijing, where various entry visas for foreigners, residence permits, and passport issuance for Chinese citizens were discussed. The group also explored the 24-hour service provision for these projects using advanced technology. — MNA/TS

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