India to start issuing tourist visa for Bangladeshi air travelers from November 15: Doraiswami

Indian High Commissioner Vikram Kumar Doraiswami spoke to reporters at Akhaura land port in Brahmanbaria on October 9, 2021. Photo: Star

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Indian High Commissioner Vikram Kumar Doraiswami spoke to reporters at Akhaura land port in Brahmanbaria on October 9, 2021. Photo: Star

India will start issuing visas to Bangladeshi tourists from November 15, but they must travel by air, Indian High Commissioner Vikram Kumar Doraiswami said today.

The high commissioner told reporters at Akhaura land port in Brahmanbaria while on a trip to his country.

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He passed the Akhaura checkpoint around 7:30 am today, reports our correspondent Brahmanbaria.

Doraiswami said: “Initially, a one-month single entry visa will be issued. But tourists will have to travel by plane and they will not be able to stay more than 30 days. The duration of the visa will be 120 days.

He also said visas would be issued gradually for travel through land and rail ports.

Asked about BSF’s objection to the immigration building in Akhaura, the high commissioner said, “There are a lot of issues like this that need to be addressed. We are having discussions. Hope both sides will be able to resolve the issues.

He said he will return to Dhaka on November 13 through the land port.


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