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India, Maldives exchange diplomatic notes to implement visa pact

IANS  |  New Delhi 

and the on Tuesday exchanged diplomatic notes for implementation of the visa facilitation agreement, which provides a liberal visa regime for the Maldivian nationals to visit for tourism, business, education and medical purposes.

It also makes it easier for Indians to travel to the for business and related issues.

The visa facilitation agreement, which will enable greater people to people contacts, was signed during the Ibrahim Solih's visit to in December 2018. The exchange of diplomatic notes follows assent to the agreement by

A release said the agreement will be effective from March 11 after completion of all formalities, including information being provided to all immigration offices, border points and customs authorities.



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First Published: Tue, February 12 2019. 23:28 IST