India to introduce land port entry visa

A Monitor Desk Report 04 Jun, 2017 | 3602 Views|-+
Brahmanbaria: India will introduce land port entry visas to Bangladeshis, said Harsh Vardhan Shringla, Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh, on June 3.

He said this while talking to reporters on his way to Indian city of Agartala through Akhaura land port.

“We have immigration check posts which we are trying to unify. After that we would take permission for using the check posts,” said Shringla.

“Issuance of land port entry visas would start soon once the immigration check posts of Bangladesh and India are unified under a common network,” he added.

Earlier, Akhaura Upazila Nirbahi Officer Mohammad Shamsuzzaman, Akhaura police station OC Mosharraf Hossain Tarafdar along with the port authorities welcomed the Indian diplomat when he reached the land port in the morning, according to a news agency

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