UPDATE Nov 2012: The visa status is still not clear although both countries have agreed in publich but none is issuing any written orders, in this regard. This page will be updated as soon as the visa is status is clear. Please book mark this page for future reference.
ISLAMABAD, Sept 8 (APP): Pakistan and India have signed a new liberalized visa regime between both countries. The new visa riles will give more concessions and simplify the procedures to grant visa with a view to promote people to people contacts and enhance trade and business activities between the two?neighbors.
The new visa regime agreement was signed here by Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna and Interior Minister Rehman Malik at a ceremony held here today.
According to the new visa regime, concessions will be given to the businessmen from both the countries by giving them multiple entry one year visa, with the exemption from the Police Report and increasing the number of cities allowed to visit.
A new category of Group Tourist Visa has been introduced under which a group of 10 to 50 persons will get Group Tourist visa which will be valid for 30 days and it will be managed by the registered tour operators from both the countries.This type of visa will be organized by approved tour operators and travel agents to furnish details of 45 days in advance.