The nation has also began providing company visa-on-arrival to citizens of 96 nations. “To promote investment in the country, the Government of Pakistan is granting five-year multiple-entry Business Visas to the businessmen of 96 countries,” the Pakistan’s Ministry of Interior stated on its e-visa portal.
The nation has initially launched the tourist visa on arrival for 5 nations – Turkey, China, Malaysia, the UK and the UAE.
The service for other people will adhere to in due course. Tourist visa-on-arrival is valid for up to 3 months. Nationals of Bahrain, Kuwait, Malaysia, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the UAE can be granted a 30-day, numerous-entry visa upon arrival.
Pakistan Prime Minister Khan stated that issuing of on-line visa was a considerable step towards bringing actual modify as it would open the nation to the outdoors globe.
Khan added that it also would show that Pakistan is a peaceful and steady nation and open to the globe for company and tourism.
According to the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra), with the introduction of the on-line facility, vacationers looking for to acquire visas to Pakistan will be capable to do so inside the comforts of their house, without having getting to go to a Pakistani embassy or consulate.
“They simply have to log on to https://visa.nadra.gov.pk, fill out the application, upload the required documents and make the visa fee payment,” it stated.
Khan stated, “Today I especially congratulate the interior ministry and foreign office. People don’t realise that this is a very big change today. This is the first step to open up the country, the Naya (new) Pakistan.”
The scheme was announced in the course of Pakistan Minister for Foreign Affairs, Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi’s go to to the sultanate earlier this year.
Information Source: Muscat Daily