Pakistan, India discuss new visa agreement


Pakistan and India on Friday discussed amendments in the existing visa agreement and agreed to continue discussions on the new visa agreement in the next meeting of the joint working group in New Delhi before the end of August to finalise it for the next interior secretary-level talks in Islamabad.
The Pakistan-India Joint Working Group on Bilateral Visa Agreement continued its meeting for the second consecutive day and discussed details and modalities of visa facilitation with a view to easing travel for nationals of each country desiring to visit the other.
The meeting was held in pursuance of the decision taken during the Pakistan-India interior/home secretaries-level talks held in New Delhi on March 28-29. The Pakistani delegation was led by Interior Ministry Additional Secretary Nasar Hayat, while the Indian delegation was led by Indian Ministry of Home Affairs Joint Secretary (Foreigners) GVV Sarma.