DHAKA (12janu) : Two agreements—the extradition agreement and a revised travel agreement–were singed between Bangladesh and India on Monday
Home Minister MK Alamgir and Indian Home Affairs Minister Sushil Kumar Sambhaji Rao Shinde signed the deals on behalf their respective side.
The extradition treaty will facilitate the way for deportation of jailed ULFA ‘general secretary’ Anup Chetia.
Similarly, it will also help Dhaka in getting back its criminals who are currently lodged in Indian jails.
The new visa pact, named Revised Travel Arrangement (RTA), will remove restrictions on visit of each other’s businessmen, students, patients, senior citizens above 65 years and children below 12 years.
According to the visa pact, businessmen will be given five-year multiple entry visa and those who want to travel for medical treatment will get two-year multiple entry visa which is extendable for another year. Visa will be given to three attendants of a patient.