Considering growing trade between Belgium and Pune, the consul general of Belgium has opened a visa application centre in Pune. Catering to the growing demand of Belgium bound travellers in the region, this decision is aimed at offering new services, facilities and benefits to visa applicants, and boost tourism, trade and investments, and bilateral ties with India.
Speaking about this, Karl Van den Bosschce, Consul General of Belgium said, “Last year, we had issued 35,000 visas, of which 10,000 were from Maharashtra. Pune and the surrounding region constituted 45 per cent of the applicants. A majority of the applicants were from the business community.”
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