Cyprus government spokesman Kyriakos Koushos said the Cabinet accepted a recommendation by the minsters of the interior and finance to cancel altogether the 'golden passport' program.
The new design is intended to make identifying the citizenship of Taiwan passport holders easier, according to an official statement issued by its Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Kolesnikova, one of the last of the figures still in the country leading mass protests against President Alexander Lukashenko, was detained at the border early on Tuesday after going missing.
Taiwan has since shrugged off political connections with China as part of its transition to full democracy.
In a huge relief to those applying for fresh passports or renewing them, most of the Post Office Passport Seva Kendras (POPSKs) have begun functioning.
Cyprus denies allegations of granting crime-accused foreigners citizenship under 'golden passport' scheme
The program has attracted many investors because a passport from the Mediterranean island of Cyprus automatically grants its holder citizenship to the entire 27-member European Union.
Further, the Indian Consulate in Dubai can now accept passport applications from expatriates living across the UAE, the Gulf News reported.
A petition has alleged that when Waddettiwar applied for passport in Nagpur in May 2001 for the first time, he deliberately did not disclose the criminal cases pending against him.
Bengaluru passport office issues papers in record time to five-year-old boy for travel to Singapore before lockdown
Along with wife Ruchi Singal and son Avyan Goyal, Kumar had been on a trip to his brother’s house in Bengaluru recently when they got caught in the lockdown.
More than 1.22 crore passports were issued by the passport issuing authorities in India and abroad during 2019.
All the five had got Aadhaar cards and voter IDs while the two men managed to obtain Indian passports in 2018 from the city.
Over 1 lakh national IDs of Indians, including Aadhaar, PAN put on dark net for sale: Cyber intelligence firm
The leaked data seems to have originated from a third party and not from the government system, according to a report by Cyble.
Boris Johnson pledges to let in Hong Kong citizens in UK as China to implement national security law
About 350,000 Hong Kong citizens hold British National Overseas passports, a legacy of the colonial era, and 2.5 million others are eligible to apply for them, Johnson said in his column.
Individuals in possession of an 'immunity passport' could be exempt from physical restrictions and may return to work, school and daily life.
All the offices in the State were completely sanitised and all steps to ensure social distancing were put in place, Kuthati said.