the basis of all public services in a digital world are safe e-ID cards, safe e-passports and a safe database with reliable biometrc data. The fingerprint alone is not good enough any more. But more important is to establish all technolgies and the manufacturing processes of such credentials in the country, why to import ? Bangladesh is able to print banknotes and to produce coins,why not passport booklete and plastic cards ? Can be easliy trained and organized.