Requested US to expedite issuance of concern visas to Indians: Piyush Goyal
Goyal was speaking astatine a property league aft participating successful the 13th India-US Trade Policy Forum successful Washington.
Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal said India has requested the United States to expedite the issuance of concern visas truthful radical tin instrumentality abbreviated trips to prosecute their commercialized and concern interests.
Goyal was speaking astatine a property league aft participating successful the 13th India-US Trade Policy Forum successful Washington. He said, “We recovered precise bully resonance to our petition that issuance of concern visas which is taking a agelong clip backmost location successful India is an country which needs to beryllium expedited truthful that concern persons funny connected some sides – the US businesses and Indian businesses – request to person faster processing of concern reasons, truthful that commercialized and concern and concern does not suffer.”
During his address, Goyal besides noted the question of concern travellers, professionals, students, skilled workers, and investors is expanding betwixt India and the US.
The curate was quoted arsenic saying by the quality bureau ANI, “We are grateful that the US was capable to process the pupil visas connected an expedited ground truthful that successful the post-COVID scenario, our students could travel to the US to prosecute their studies successful the autumn of 2022 semester.”
He moreover added, “We are present requesting them to spot however we tin resoluteness the question of concern persons connected short-term stays to the US.”
His petition to velocity up the issuance of concern visas to Indians came aft the US State Department said that its embassy and consulates successful India person issued astir 1.25 lakh pupil visas successful the fiscal twelvemonth 2022.
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Published on: Jan 12, 2023, 9:40 AM IST
Posted by: Mehak Agarwal, Jan 12, 2023, 9:33 AM IST