Lisbon, March 30 : In order to provide passport services to the Nepali living in European country, Portugal, a team of Department of Passport, Kathmandu has arrived Portugal.
The department's team arrived in the capital of Portugal, Lisbon, on Wednesday, for collection of applications for electronic passport.
A team headed by section officer of the department Ranjeeta Dahal was welcomed by Non-Resident Nepali Association Portugal Chair Rabin Adhikari and representative of the consulate general office at the International Airport in Lisbon.
Meanwhile, the representatives of Nepali Embassy in Paris, France Embassy as part of the team started providing passport service from Wednesday itself. In coordination with honorary consulate general in Lisbon, the embassy team started providing the service from Anjos, Lisbon.
Team member and third secretary of Nepali Embassy in Paris, France Dipendra Prasad Saha informed that 17 applications were collected for the passport service on Wednesday.
Nepal's Honorary Consul General for Portugal Makar Bahadur Hamal shared that service would be delivered on the basis of priority. "The team has put top priority on the cases of date expiry, damage, loss and children born in Portugal", Hamal further informed.
As many as 5,000 Nepali would receive service from the month-long passport service camp. The team would deliver services in all days up to April 25 except Saturday. (RSS)