Infrastructure & Safety

India streamlines visa policy for Chinese visitors

BEIJING

Ahead of its biggest cultural extravaganza in China, India today announced a new streamlined visa policy under which business and tourist visas will be processed within two days to encourage Chinese visitors.

The Indian Embassy has put in place an expedited timeline of two days from the date of submission of an application to issuing of business and tourists visas with immediate effect and without any extra charges, India’s Ambassador to China Ashok K Kantha said during an interaction with Indian and Chinese journalists.

While over six lakh Indians visited China in 2012, hardly over a lakh Chinese visited India in the same period.

Read more at Economic Times

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