Uzbekistan, India agree on visa-free entry for diplomats
Baku, Azerbaijan, April 5
By Fakhri Vakilov – Trend:
The governments of Uzbekistan and India have agreed on visa-free entry for diplomats, Trend reports via Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan.
The agreement between the Governments of Uzbekistan and India on the exemption of holders of diplomatic passports from visa requirements, signed on October 1, 2018 in New Delhi, entered into force on April 4, 2019.
"The document provides holders of diplomatic passports - citizens of Uzbekistan and India with the right to enter, leave and stay in the territories of the states of the parties without a visa for up to 60 days," Foreign Affairs Ministry said in a statement.
It is noted that the agreement will help to quickly resolve issues during the mutual visits of official representatives of the two countries.
In fall 2018, the President of Uzbekistan visited India for the first time on a state visit. Following the trip, 20 documents were signed, and agreements were reached on promising areas of cooperation.
President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev stated that the fruitful summit talks have enriched the Uzbek-Indian cooperation with practical content and brought the strategic partnership to a new level.
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