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

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

and explored ways to further enhance people-to-people contact and promote friendly exchanges during a joint consular committee meeting here.

In the meeting on Tuesday, the two sides discussed issues of mutual interest, including early conclusion of agreement on mutual legal assistance on civil and commercial matters and extending longer duration of to people of the two countries, the (MEA) said.

It said the 11th joint consular committee meeting primarily focused on reviewing the status of ongoing cooperation in consular and visa related issues.

"The meeting provided an opportunity to review the status of ongoing cooperation in consular and visa related issues and to discuss ways and means to further expand people to people contacts and promote friendly exchanges between and Iran," the MEA said.

The Indian delegation was led by Amit Narang, in the MEA, while the delegation was headed by Ali Asghar Mohammadi, in

"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's nationals on reciprocity, visa facilitation for greater people to people contacts," the MEA said.

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First Published: Thu, May 16 2019. 21:36 IST