India suspends issuing visa in Bangladesh from today...

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India suspends issuing visa in Bangladesh from today

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 11:24 AM, 13 March 2020   Updated: 01:16 PM, 13 March 2020

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The Indian High Commission in Bangladesh has announced to close the new visa issue from Friday to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

According to a new notification by the Indian High Commission, Indian legal visas will remain suspended for citizens of all countries of the world from March 13 to April 15. Besides, no new visa will also be issued.

Notification from Indian High Commission in Dhaka

Dhaka High Commission's website has also said the matter of suspending visa provides. However, diplomatic, official, UN and international agencies, jobs and project visas will be out of this order, the country said.

At this time, if a foreigner has to “compulsorily” go to India, the country's health ministry has asked him to contact the nearest Indian mission.

Following the Indian decision, the Biman Bangladesh Airlines and three other local airlines have suspended flights to India.