India, Iran discuss ways to enhance people-to-people contact

NEW DELHI: India and Iran explored ways to further enhance people-to-people contact and promote friendly exchanges during a joint consular committee meeting here.

In the meeting on Tuesday, the two sides discussed issues of mutual interest, including early conclusion of agreement on mutual legal assistance on civil and commercial matters and extending longer duration of e-visa to people of the two countries, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said.

It said the 11th joint consular committee meeting primarily focused on reviewing the status of ongoing cooperation in consular and visa related issues. (AGENCIES)