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India-UK sign Migration and Mobility Partnership Agreement to boost work visas for Indian nationals | India News


New Delhi: A ground-breaking partnership migration agreement was signed between India and the United Kingdom on Tuesday (May 4, 2021) which will increase work visas for Indian citizens. The landmark agreement will allow young Indians and British citizens to work and live in each other’s countries and will accelerate the elimination of illegal immigrants.

Foreign Minister of India S. Jaishankar and UK Home Secretary Preeti Patel signed the ‘Migration and Mobility Partnership Agreement’, which aims to support people living and working in both countries while tackling the long-running problem of illegal migration from India to the UK.

“As a result, the live bridge between India and the UK will be stronger,” Jaishankar said.

“This landmark agreement with our close partners in the Government of India will give thousands of young people in the UK and India a new opportunity to live, work and experience each other’s cultures. This agreement will also ensure that the British Government has no right to reside in the UK.” It can easily remove people and crack down on those who abuse our system. ”

According to the UK Home Office fee, the agreement details the UK government’s fair but firm new plan for immigration – attracting the best and brightest and most supportive people to come to the UK through legal channels, while preventing system abuse and speeding up removal. Who have no right to live in the UK.

The Historic Treaty will also expedite and accelerate the process of ensuring that Indian citizens have no legal right to reside in the UK and vice versa, and more cooperation around organized immigration crime.

As a first of a kind between India and the UK, both governments have agreed on mobility provisions for young professional Indian and British nationals, allowing people to live and work in the two countries for two years.

The UK Home Office said the deal was based on Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s earlier pledge to deliver a quantum leap in the UK’s bilateral relations with India.

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