Malaysia announces 30 days visa free entry for Indians and Chinese citizens : Malaysia has announced 30 days visa free entry for Indians and Chinese citizens. This policy is going to be implemented from December 1. Sri Lanka and Thailand have already announced this.
Malaysia announces 30 days visa free entry for Indians and Chinese citizens : Malaysia has announced on Sunday that now the people of India will be given visa free travel for 30 days. This means that no Indian will need a visa to travel to Malaysia for 30 days. Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim said that the same rules will apply to the people of India as to the citizens of China.
Let us tell you that after Sri Lanka and Thailand, Malaysia is the third Asian country which has provided visa free travel facility to the citizens of India. Even before this, Malaysia had provided this facility to Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, UAE, Iran, Turkey and Jordan. The thing to note is that all these are Muslim countries.
The Prime Minister also said that Indian and Chinese citizens will get visa exemption only after security clearance. People who have a criminal record or fear violence will not be given visa free entry. He said that Home Minister Saifuddin Ismail will release details regarding visa free entry and exemptions.
Let us tell you that China has also announced visa free policy for Malaysia. However, it will be applicable only from December 1, 2023 to November 30, 2024. Thanking the Chinese government on this, Anwar said that both the countries will celebrate the 50th anniversary of mutual relations next year.
A big thing has also been said by Malaysia regarding relations with India. The Malaysian Prime Minister said that India’s cooperation is necessary on every front. During the ASEAN-India Media Exchange Programme, India’s High Commissioner to Malaysia BN Reddy said that relations with Malaysia have been very strong. Both countries need to move forward in a positive direction. Political relations between the two countries have completed 65 years. After Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Malaysia in 2015, relations between the two countries have become stronger.
Let us tell you that in 2022, Malaysia was the 11th largest trading partner of India. There was an increase of 23 percent in trade between the two countries in 2022 compared to 2021. Let us tell you that citizens of India and China will get free entry in Malaysia from December 1. Malaysia is taking this step to support economic growth and increase tourism. It is being told that Vietnam can also announce visa free entry for the people of India. At present it has announced it for Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Denmark, Sweden and Finland.
Visa free entry for Indians in these countries
The countries where Indians have got the facility of visa free entry include Malaysia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Cook Islands, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Kitts and Nevis, Fiji, Micronesia, Niue, Bhutan, Vanuatu, Oman, Qatar, Trinidad, Kazakhstan, Macau. , Nepal, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Mauritius, El Salvador, Tunisia and Senegal.