India will introduce land port entry visas to Bangladeshis, said Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Saturday, Agencies report.
He said this while talking to reporters on his way to Indian city of Agartala through Akhaura land port. “We have immigration check posts which we are trying to unify. After that we would take permission for using the check posts,” said Shringla.
“Issuance of land port entry visas would start soon once the immigration check posts of Bangladesh and India are unified under a common network,” he added.
Earlier, Akhaura Upazila Nirbahi Officer Mohammad Shamsuzzaman, Akhaura police station OC Mosharraf Hossain Tarafdar along with the port authorities welcomed the Indian diplomat when he reached the land port in the morning.