Wednesday 26th of April 2017 02:22:46 PM Agra
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of UAE said that Indian nationals who hold a valid US visa or a green card will get a two-week UAE visa on arrival in the country from 1st of next month. Ministry circulated a letter to all authorities to grant Indians with US visa or green card to get UAE visa on arrival following a Cabinet decision last month. Shaikh Khaled Bin Essam Al Qassimi, Chairman of Department of Civil Aviation in Sharjah, said the circular was followed instructions from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The circular was given to all UAE borders points, including airports and ports. UAE visa to Indians will be valid for 14 days, extendable for a similar period one time only. The validity of the passport must be not less than six months and the fee for an entry permit will be 1,750 rupees.
RBI Governor Urjit Patel said that where would giant American corporations like Apple, Cisco and IBM be if they had not sourced the best products and talent from across the world. Mr Patel cautions against growing protectionist tendencies in major world economies.He was at Columbia University in New York. He said, calls for protectionism in the US are on account of equity and domestic distribution issues which should be addressed through domestic fiscal policy such as taxation and income transfers. , RBI Governor said, using trade instruments for protectionism may take a nation on a trajectory different from that of growth.
India's concerns over H1B work visa related developments have been conveyed at the highest quarters in the US said Union IT Minister Ravishankar Prasad. IT ecosystem is based upon reciprocity approach, and India neither creates boundaries nor appreciates boundaries said IT minister.He was addressing at a function organised by the Software Technology Parks of India in Bengaluru. Indians are proud of the contribution of their IT companies in America and around the world. They have paid 22 billion dollars as tax revenue in the last five years, created 4 lakh jobs, and have given value and competitive edge to nearly two-thirds of the fortune 500 companies.