National Registration Department (NRD) officer Jainisah Mohd Noor showing the new national identity card equipped with the latest security features (top) and the old version. The new MyKad is made of tougher polycarbonate material.
It also has a ghost image', which uses a new laser technology on the surface to prevent forgery.
NRD will issue the new cards from Jan 3 in stages, beginning with Putrajaya and Shah Alam. - Bernama