Indian High Commission resumes visa services in Dhaka

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The High Commission of India in Dhaka has resumed visa services for the benefit of several categories of  Bangladeshi nationals. The High Commission has announced that online visa application services for medical, business, employment, entry and journalist category have been resumed. The online visa application process for diplomatic, official, UN official and UN Diplomatic categories have also been started.
The visa application process for other categories will also resume soon.
The visa application process remained suspended due to COVID 19 pandemic since  March this year. Bangladesh sends the largest number of foreign tourists to India. A large number of Bangladeshi citizens visit India for medical purposes and as students. Earlier, newly appointed Indian High Commissioner Vikram Kumar Doraiswami said on Thursday he was hoping to bring the relationship between his country and Bangladesh back to where it was before the Covid-19 pandemic which seriously hampered the peoples’ movement and economic activities. The envoy said he would like to have more Indian businesses come to Bangladesh and do his best to sort out the issues that exist in the relationship and “fulfill your [Bangladesh’s] expectations”. An air bubble agreement between New Delhi and Dhaka could be signed soon to begin flights between Bangladesh and India for the businesses, medical patients and officials as part of economic recovery, said officials. Photo courtesy: Hindustan Times

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