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India, Iran discuss ways to expand people-to-people contact

IANS  |  New Delhi 

and discussed ways to expand people-to-people contacts between the two countries through smoothening of visa-related processes including longer duration of e-visas, an official statement said on Thursday.

The discussions took place on Tuesday after the visit of Iranian

An release said that the 11th Meeting between and took place here in a friendly and constructive atmosphere. Amit Narang, (CPV) led the Indian side, while the delegation was led by Ali Asghar Mohammadi,

The two sides reviewed the status of ongoing cooperation in consular and visa-related issues and discussed ways "to further expand people-to-people contacts and promote friendly exchanges between and Iran".

Both sides discussed issues of mutual interest including early conclusion of Agreement on Mutual Legal Assistance on civil and commercial matters, extending longer duration of for each other nationals on reciprocity, visa facilitation for greater people-to- people contacts, the release said.



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First Published: Thu, May 16 2019. 23:36 IST