CII slams new UK visa rules


Terming the proposed new UK visa rules as “highly discriminatory and very unfortunate”, industry body CII today said these would lead to negative impact on business and tourism inflow from India to that country.

“CII strongly feels that such blanket rules for visas will negatively affect not only businesses, especially small businesses, it will also further bring down the number of students going to the United Kingdom (UK) for higher studies and affect the tourism inflow from India to UK,” it said.

Besides, the new rules would also not help the cause of early conclusion of EU-India Free Trade Agreement (FTA), for which both the parties are committed, the chamber observed.

Full report here Times of India

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