India issues Pakistani visas to the elderly


New Delhi:In the middle of escalating tensions between two arch rivals,
India will go ahead with it’s visa liberalization policy with Pakistan and starting from Tuesday all Pakistani senior citizens will now be given a visa on arrival.

In a landmark move, Pakistani citizens above the age of 65 years will not be required to report to the police. They will be allowed to move freely across India. However they will not be allowed to visit Kashmir, Punjab and Kerala.

The visa issued will be for a 45 day stay and Pakistani senior citizens will be required to enter and exit India via the Wagah Border on foot.