Taliban takeover: All Afghans
must travel to India on e-visa, says
Taliban takeover: All Afghans must travel to India on e-visa, says govt on Business Standard. Officials said
since Indian missions in Afghanistan are shut, the applications will be examined and processed in New
International News The Union home ministry on Wednesday
announced that all Afghan nationals henceforth must travel to India only
on e-Visa in view of the prevailing situation in Afghanistan.
The decision comes days after the government introduced a new
category of visa called "e-Emergency X-Misc visa" for the Afghan
nationals after the Taliban captured power in that country.
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"Owing to the prevailing security situation in Afghanistan and
streamlining of the visa process by introduction of the 'e-Emergency X-
Misc visa', it has been decided that all Afghan nationals henceforth must
travel to India only on e-Visa," a home ministry statement said.
The home ministry also announced that keeping in view some reports
that certain passports of Afghan nationals have been misplaced,
previously issued visas to all Afghan nationals...Read more.
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