• publish: 1 February 2016
  • time: 12:37 pm
  • category: Politics
  • No: 3197

India and Afghan diplomats will now enjoy visa-free travel

India and Afghanistan on Monday signed an agreement on allowing their diplomats visa-free travel.

The agreement was signed as Afghan Chief Executive Officer and Head of the Council of Ministers Abdullah Abdullah called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi

Abdullah Abdullah, who arrived India on Sunday on a five-day visit, is also scheduled to meet External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. Hindustan times reported.

He will leave for Jaipur on Tuesday where he will attend a conference on counter-terrorism.

Abdullah Abdullah’s visit to India comes in the wake of Indian Prime Minister Modi’s visit to Kabul in December when the new Afghan parliament building, constructed with India’s aid, was inaugurated.

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