SAARC Immigration DGs decide on Visa exemption scheme
Pakistan's Director General Immigration and Passports Usman A. Bajwa who was unanimously elected as Chairman chaired the meeting.
It reviewed different areas to maximize the potential of visa exemption scheme launched among the member countries in 1992.
In his remarks, Usman Bajwa said the meeting aimed at formulating recommendations to be presented in the meetings of Home Secretaries and Interior Ministers meetings.
He said visa exemption schemes is being implemented among SAARC countries in twenty-four categories including dignitaries, businessmen, journalists and sports persons.
He stressed the need for taking steps to further promote business to business links and people to people contacts.