India Afghanistan visa restrictions eased

India Afghanistan visa restrictions eased

India has gone one step further to liberalising travel between India and Afghanistan in a bid to ‘boost people-to-people ties”.  Visa policy has been eased to make it easier for Afghans to visit India. The length of a tourist visa has been extended to a year with a continuous stay allowance increased from 30 days […]

Kuwait introduce Country Wide Visa Bans

Kuwait introduce Country Wide Visa Bans

The State of Kuwait has issued a similar ban to that of Donald Trump’s ban of immigrants from a list of seven countries which are mostly Muslim by placing a similar ban on citizens from Syria, Iraq, Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan.  Kuwait has stated that tight entry restrictions for these citizens will mean that they will […]

Britian to relax visas for Middle East citizens

Britian to relax visas for Middle East citizens

Recently becoming the first female leader to attend the Gulf Co-operation Council Theresa May has been discussion with Gulf states in an attempt to secure trade deals with the Gulf states post Brexit. Despite concerns in the United Kingdom over human rights abuses in many of the Gulf states and Saudi Arabia the British government […]

India and Qatar seek greater co-operation

India and Qatar seek greater co-operation

Recent bilateral meetings held between two leaders – the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Qatari counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani in Delhi have resulted in four deals between the two countries. These include cyberspace, investments and crucially visa arrangements between the two countries. The new regulations announced allow holders […]

Dubai – Students permitted to work part time in Creative Clusters

University students, including foreign students, in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates are to be allowed to take part time jobs during their studies. The change to the regulations was announced by the Dubai Creative Clusters Authority (DCCA) recently and is being implemented by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority. The new part time work […]

UAE and South Korea go for visa-free travel

UAE and South Korea go for visa-free travel

UAE nationals planning to travel to South Korea and the nationals of South Korea looking ahead to visit UAE now onwards do not require a visa. The joint decision was taken after a pact was signed between the representatives of the two nations. During the United Nations General Assembly meeting at New York, Sheikh Abdullah […]