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Belize signs visa waiver agreement for holders of Diplomatic and Official/Service Passports with India

Posted: Monday, September 18, 2017. 7:36 p.m. CST.

By BBN Staff: Today, the Government of Belize (GOB) and the Government of the Republic of India signed a Visa Waiver Agreement (VWA) for holders of diplomatic and official/ service passports as a means of deepening bilateral relations.

According to a GOB press release, the signing on behalf of the Government of Belize was Minister of Foreign Affairs and Home Affairs Wilfred Elrington, and on behalf of the Government of the Republic of India was the High Commission of the Republic of India to Belize, His Excellency Muktesh K. Pardeshi.

The VWA is limited to holders of diplomatic and service/official passports to enter, exit from and transit through the Republic of India and Belize without visas for a thirty-day period.

The VWA will facilitate official travel for Belizeans, especially those attending exchange programs offered by the Government of the Republic of India throughout the year.

Belize and India have mutually benefitted from a growing bilateral relationship for more than thirty years and the signing of the VWA will allow for increased cooperation between the two countries.

The VWA was signed in Belize City at the Radisson Hotel.

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