Saudi Minister of Interior Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud launched the new Saudi e-passport, which is designed with the highest modern security specifications.
The minister signed the document of launching the new passport, which came after coordination between the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Finance, and the Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority (SDAIA).
In a statement, the Ministry of Interior said the passport contains an electronic chip to raise the level of security protection for passport holders. In addition, it has the feature of automatic verification through smart gates at international ports.
The passport pages are decorated with the Kingdom’s most famous historical and cultural landmarks.