Newly appointed Defence Minister Rustem Umierov has said that his Ministry plans to introduce an electronic military ID card, launch a unified register of conscripts, and digitalise all military medical commission (MMC) processes.
Source: Interfax news agency
Details: Umierov made this statement in his speech at a plenary session of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine’s parliament) on Wednesday.
Quote: "The MMCs. This abbreviation in today's sense should be a thing of the past. The task is to digitalise all processes and launch a single register of conscripts, which will eliminate any corruption risks. Digital. Everything that can be digitised must be digitised. All information about a soldier should be digital: an electronic military ID card, digitalisation of military medical examination and hospitals, a digital journal, [and] a report for the military."
Background: On 6 September, The Verkhovna Rada approved the appointment of Rustem Umierov, the former head of the State Property Fund of Ukraine, as the Minister of Defence of Ukraine.