New visa regime with the UK gets Cabinet nod

The deal also aims at closer cooperation on issues related to irregular migration and human trafficking between the countries, (MINT_PRINT)

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared signing of a deal with the UK to liberalise visa regime which will facilitate easier movement of people, including skilled professionals, between the two countries. The cabinet meeting was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said an official statement.

The deal, which covers a mobility partnership between the two nations, will promote movement of students, researchers and skilled professionals between the two sides. It also aims at closer cooperation on issues related to irregular migration and human trafficking between the countries, said the statement.

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