Visa Regime

  • New visa pact, extradition treaty with Bangladesh in offing January 27, 2013

    New Delhi: India is all set to sign a liberalised visa agreement and an extradition treaty with Bangladesh during Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's two-day visit to Dhaka beginning on Sunday. The new visa pact, named revised travel arrangement, will remove restrictions on visit of each other's businesspersons, students, patients,...
  • India-Pakistan new visa regime from January 15 January 12, 2013

    Islamabad: Senior citizens from India and Pakistan will be able to obtain visa on arrival at the Atari-Wagah joint checkpost effective coming Tuesday (January 15), Daily Times reported on Friday. A separate visa counter has been established at Atari-Wagah joint checkpost to facilitate people aged 65 years and above for issuance...
  • India and Pakistan implement new visa regime December 17, 2012

    Islamabad: India and Pakistan have begun implementing a new liberal visa regime following the operationalisation of a bilateral visa agreement last week, officials said on Monday. The Indian High Commission in Islamabad and the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi have started implementing provisions of the new pact related to...
  • Pak Interior Minister Rehman Malik to arrive today December 15, 2012

    New Delhi: The founder of the jobs portal 'Naukri.com' Sanjeev Bhikhchandani visited Pakistan in September earlier this year. He said that business was the answer to better relations between India and Pakistan, even though it had its own set of risks. "I believe if you want lasting peace then you...
  • Krishna meets Khar, terrorism high on agenda September 8, 2012

    Islamabad: External Affairs Minister SM Krishna began crucial talks with his Pakistani counterpart Hina Rabbani Khar on Saturday to review the second round of resumed dialogue with issues like terrorism to be on top of the agenda. The one-to-one meeting between Krishna and Khar was followed by delegation-level talks between the...
  • Relaxed Indo-Pak visa regime likely in Sep June 12, 2011

    New Delhi: Come September, India and Pakistan are likely to have a relaxed visa regime that will facilitate easy travel for journalists, businessmen and senior citizens of both the countries. The neighbours are working closely towards amendments in the existing visa agreement at...