India, Iran Hold 11th Joint Consular Committee Meeting


New Delhi. The 11th Joint Consular Committee Meeting between Republic of India and the Islamic Republic of Iran took place in a friendly and constructive atmosphere in New Delhi on May 14.

Amit Narang, Joint Secretary (CPV) led the Indian side, while the Iran delegation was led by Ali Asghar Mohammadi, Director General for Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran.


The meeting provided an opportunity to review the status of ongoing cooperation in consular and visa related issues and to discuss ways and means to further expand people to people contacts and promote friendly exchanges between India and Iran.

Both sides discussed issues of mutual interest including early conclusion of Agreement on Mutual Legal Assistance on civil and commercial matters, extending longer duration of e-Visa for each other nationals on reciprocity, visa facilitation for greater people to people contacts.

New Delhi