India wants UK to scrap visa barriers

India wants the UK to roll back the immigration barriers put in place over the last two years that have affected free movement of professionals to the country and hit service exports.

Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma, who will meet senior UK ministers on Monday and Tuesday, will seek concrete action from the country to sort out visa problems being faced by Indian companies based in the UK, a Commerce Department official told Business Line.

The recent relaxation in some of the visa rules by the UK favour highly-paid senior executives and does not serve India’s purpose, the official added.

Full report here Business Line


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