Deputy Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Dr. Nasir Ahmad Andisha met with the Ambassador of the Republic of India H.E Manpreet Vohra, this morning.
While welcoming the Indian Ambassador, Deputy Foreign Minister recalled the historical relations between the two countries, and expressed that a recent report published by Indian Embassy in Kabul on changes the policy of granting the Visa to Afghan citizens, and the reflection of this news has created concerns in public opinion. Considering the Afghan problems, we hope that the Indian embassy will further cooperate in issuing Visa as before.
While appreciating the opportunity for the meeting, the Indian ambassador said that there have not been any changes in Indian embassy policy in granting visa to the Afghan citizens in Kabul, but a series of new regulations, including completing the required documents and entering accurate data in the Visa application form has been considered in order to create better order and prevent improper use of the opportunist. He said that the procedure of granting visa to the patients continues like past, expressed hope that the consular section of the embassy of his country by executing the new procedure, will serve the Afghan citizens more regularly then the past and the existing complaints in this regards will eliminate soon.
In this meeting, both sides discussed and talk on the bilateral and multilateral relations, regional cooperation, peace process and Indian cooperation to Afghanistan in different sectors, particularly in economic sector.