Visa services had remained halted since March 12
The Indian High Commission in Bangladesh has announced that online visa application services were being resumed for Bangladesh citizens.
Currently visas will be provided in nine categories - medical, business, employment, entry, journalists, diplomatic personnel, officials, UN officials and UN diplomats.
The visa process in other categories would be resumed soon, the High Commission said on Friday.
At the onset of the coronavirus pandemic India stopped entry of all foreigners into its territory by halting visa approvals on March 12.
People seeking medical treatment in India found themselves in grave trouble since Bangladeshis often go to India seeking treatment.
From January 2018 to March 2019, 2,876,000 Bangladeshi citizens visited India, and on average 10% of them went there for treatment.
ভারতীয় হাই কমিশন, ঢাকা বাংলাদেশী নাগরিকদের জন্য অনলাইন ভিসা আবেদন পরিষেবা পুনরায় চালু করার ঘোষণা করছে- বর্তমানে...Posted by India in Bangladesh (High Commission of India, Dhaka) on Friday, October 9, 2020
After the spread ofcoronavirus in India, the country stopped entry of all foreigners by halting visa approvals on March 12.
People seeking medical treatment in India fell in grave trouble.
From January 2018 to March 2019, at least 2,876,000 Bangladeshis visited India, and on average 10% of them went for medical treatment.
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