Ministry of Home Affairs announces e-emergency visas for Afghan refugees: MEA

New Delhi, Aug 27 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on August 27 informed that Ministry of Home Affairs has announced e-emergency visas for Afghan refugees. “Regarding the Afghans who are coming to India, MHA has announced e-emergency visas. These are six-month visas. So they are currently coming here under the six-month visa regime. We will take it from there,” said MEA Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi. “The last flight had 40 odd people. We were hearing reports that Afghan nationals were facing difficulties in reaching airport. We know some Afghan nationals, including Afghan Sikhs and Hindus, couldn't reach airport on August 25. Our flight had to come without them,” he added.

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