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India, Moldova sign agreement on visa exemption on diplomatic and official passports




India and Moldova on Friday signed an agreement on visa exemption for diplomatic and official passports. This agreement will allow holders of diplomatic and official passports of any country to travel to the other country without a visa.

Pawan Kapoor, Secretary (West), Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and Anna Taban, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Moldova, signed the agreements on behalf of their governments, MEA said in a press release. This agreement will give further impetus to relations between India and Moldova.

“This agreement, once implemented, will allow holders of diplomatic and official passports of any country to travel to the other country without a visa,” the External Affairs Ministry release said.

“This agreement will further give impetus to the friendly and cordial relations between the two countries,” it said.

Diplomatic relations between India and Moldova were established on 20 March 1992. According to the Ministry of External Affairs, relations between India and Moldova are warm, stable and friendly.

Earlier in January, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar had congratulated Mihai Popsoy on his appointment as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Moldova.

Jaishankar said he looked forward to working together to further strengthen relations between India and Moldova.

In a post on Twitter, Jaishankar said, “Congratulations to @MihaiPopsoi on your appointment as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Moldova. Look forward to working together to further strengthen India-Moldova relations.”



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