KUALA LUMPUR: Iris Corp Bhd has executed the National Integrated Immigration System (NIISe) contract with the Ministry of Home Affairs (KDN) for RM1.12 billion.
The contract was inked through its wholly-owned subsidiary, IRIS Information Technology Systems Sdn Bhd (IITS), on May 25, 2022.
In a statement today, the MSC-status technology innovator and leading provider of trusted identification (ID) products and solutions said the project involves the development, delivery and integration of the entire NIISe for the Immigration Department of Malaysia.
To recap, IITS first received a letter of award for the NIISe project from KDN on January 29, 2021, with a contract period of 54 months commencing from March 1, 2021 until August 31, 2025, it said.
"IITS is honoured to be awarded this project as it reflects the recognition of the company’s capabilities and expertise.
"The NIISe will modernise the Immigration Department through the implementation of the latest and most advanced digital applications,” said IRIS.
IITS is currently working closely with KDN to develop and deliver the NIISe project effectively, it added.
Being the pioneer in developing the world’s first ePassport in 1998, IRIS said it has continued the journey by expanding its global footprint to 34 counties around the world.
"With the vast experience gained over the years, we are confident that IITS will be able to deliver the project successfully,” it added. - Bernama