India signs revised travel arrangement with Bangladesh

Under the Revised Travel Arrangement (RTA)-2018, freedom fighters and elderly Bangladeshi nationals will get five year multiple visas from India.

In order to ease visa restrictions for citizens, India and Bangladesh signed a revised travel agreement recently. The agreement was signed between the two countries in Dhaka in presence of visiting Home Minister Rajnath Singh and his counterpart Asaduzzaman Khan. The home minister was on a three-day visit to Bangladesh.

Under the Revised Travel Arrangement (RTA)-2018, freedom fighters and elderly Bangladeshi nationals will get five year multiple visas from India. Rajnath Singh and Asaduzzaman Khan also held the 6th Home Minister Level Talks between India and Bangladesh.

Singh offered prayers at Dhakeshwari Temple in Bangladesh. He also visited Bangabandhu Museum where paid tributes to the father of Bangladesh, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Other than the Rohingya issue the Ministers discussed issues related to security, border management and cooperation in countering illegal activities.

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