Update on Aug 17, 11:38 am ist
The Government of India has taken an important initiative for the heart-wrenching conditions of Afghanistan and the people who want to escape from them and seek refuge in other countries. The government has started a new category to fast track their visa application.
The Government of India has taken an important step in the midst of the ongoing crisis in Afghanistan. The government has introduced a new category of electronic visa named 'e-Emergency X-Misc Visa' to fast-track the visa applications of people wishing to enter India. This announcement has been made two days after the Taliban came to power in Afghanistan. When thousands of Afghans reached Kabul's main airport on Monday to leave Afghanistan, but some of them were hanged from the plane and fell to a painful death due to lack of space in the plane.
Things changed in hours The departure of the US Army from Afghanistan made the fundamentalist Islamic group Taliban so powerful that they seized power in the country in no time. After this, the disillusioned citizens were so desperate to leave their country that there was no ground left to set foot at Kabul Airport.A Home Ministry spokesperson told news agency ANI on Tuesday that the government reviewed the visa provisions in view of these conditions in Afghanistan. Along with this, a new category of getting electronic visa named e-Emergency X-Misc Visa was started. So that visa applications of people wishing to enter the country can be processed quickly.