India’s policy towards Taiwan is clear and consistent: RS Foreign Minister
India’s policy towards Taiwan is clear and consistent and focuses on promoting interactions in the areas of trade, investment and tourism, among others, said Minister of State for Affairs. Foreign V Muraleedharan in Rajya Sabha.
In his written response to a question on Thursday, the Minister of State said, “The Indian government’s policy towards Taiwan is clear and consistent. The government facilitates and encourages interactions in the fields of trade, investment, tourism, culture, education and other similar people. exchanges between people. ”
India does not have formal diplomatic relations with Taiwan, but the two sides do have business and people-to-people relations.
Taiwan has been governed independently from China since 1949. China considers the island to be its province, while island authorities maintain that it is an autonomous country.
In a separate question, the Minister of State said that the Foreign Office has raised with foreign governments the need to ease travel restrictions for Indian students enrolled in foreign universities.
“As of November 29, 99 countries are planning travel facility for fully vaccinated Indians based on recognition of India’s COVID-19 vaccination certificates, either through mutual recognition or through their health protocols universally. applicable, “Muraleedharan said in the statement.
“As a result, travel restrictions have been relaxed for Indian students to visit many countries including the US, UK, Canada, Australia, Ireland, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, etc. “he added.
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