Baba Guru Nanak’s anniversary: Pakistan issues visas to Indian Sikh pilgrims

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has issued around 3,000 visas to Indian Sikh pilgrims to participate in the 552nd birth anniversary celebrations of Baba Guru Nanak. According to a statement, the birthday festivities will be held from 17th to 26th November. During their

Sheikh Rasheed arrives in Kuwait to hold dialogue on labour visas

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed has arrived in Kuwait to hold dialogue for the restoration of labour visas. Before departure, Kuwait ambassador Mr Nassar Almutairi saw off the interior minister at the Islamabad International Airport. Rasheed will hold dialogues with

T20 World Cup: India to grant visas for Pakistan cricket team

MUMBAI: The Pakistan cricket team will be able to travel to India for the ICC World T20 as the Indian government is set to grant visas to the players. According to Indian media, the Board of Control for Cricket in

UAE halts visas for 13 Muslim-majority countries

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has stopped issuing new visas to citizens of 13 mostly Muslim-majority countries, including Iran, Syria, Afghanistan and Pakistan, according to a document issued by a state-owned business park. A source briefed on the matter

Foreign students attending online classes must head home: US

WASHINGTON: The United States would not allow foreign students to remain in the country if their classes are moved online in the fall season due to the coronavirus crisis. “Nonimmigrant F-1 and M-1 students attending schools operating entirely online may

South Korea restricts visas, flights from Pakistan

SEOUL: South Korea has strengthened visa and entry restrictions for Pakistan and Bangladesh as the countries have recently reported a surge in coronavirus cases. According to the Korean media, the ban will be in effect from June 23 (today), under

Trump suspends entry of foreign workers till year end

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump suspended the entry into the United States of certain foreign workers, a move the White House said would help the coronavirus-battered economy. Trump issued a presidential proclamation that temporarily blocks foreign workers entering on H-1B

Impact of COVID-19 on student visas

Western countries generate billions of dollars from immigration and foreign students each year. The immigration industry provides jobs, skilled workforce and brings innovation to the host countries. According to the UNESCO, foreign students doubled in number from 1999 to 2013

Pakistan issues over 4200 visas to Indian Sikh pilgrims

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi has issued over 4200 visas to Indian Sikh Pilgrims to parictipate in the 550th Birth Anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak from 5-14 November 2019. The pilgrims would cross over Attari-Wagah border by foot