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Centre Making Efforts To Ease Travel Restrictions For Indian Students Abroad: Minister

“More countries are expected to open up when the Covid situation improves,” V Muraleedharan stated

New Delhi:

Minister of State (MoS) External Affairs, V Muraleedharan on Thursday stated that India has been making efforts to ease journey restrictions wherever in place, for Indian college students enrolled in international universities to make their journey to their respective nations doable.

Replying to Sanjay Singh within the Rajya Sabha on steps taken by the ministry of exterior affairs (MEA) Muraleedharan stated “The Ministry has been making efforts for easing travel restrictions wherever in place, for Indian students enrolled in foreign universities to make their travel to respective countries possible.”

He additionally stated that journey restrictions had been being eased for Indian college students to journey to many nations, together with the USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Georgia, and so on.

“Issue of journey restrictions has been taken up at ministerial degree with a number of nations. Consequently, journey restrictions are being eased for Indian college students to journey to many nations, together with the USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Georgia, the minister stated within the higher home.

“More countries are expected to open up when the Covid situation improves,” Muraleedharan stated.

Further, he additionally knowledgeable that Indian missions overseas have been actively taking on these points with the respective governments and have been impressing upon these governments to ease the journey restrictions.

The remarks got here at a time when many individuals, particularly college students learning in international universities are struggling to journey again as a result of ongoing restrictions.

India on Thursday reported 43,509 recent COVID-19 infections, 38,465 recoveries within the final 24 hours, in keeping with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Less than 50,000 day by day new instances have been reported since 32 steady days. This is a results of sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs, knowledgeable the ministry.

The MEA earlier additionally stated that that the ministry has been taking steps to normalise the motion of individuals from India ever for the reason that variety of day by day new infections decreased following the lethal second wave of Covid-19 in India.

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