India and Japanese Visa India and the Japanese electronic visa card are getting ready for the arrival of a massive wave of tourists coming to Japan for the holiday season.
The two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on July 27, 2017, which will see Japanese tourists coming through India to the island nation of Japan on foot.
This will be the first time that Japan has signed a MoU with India on an electronic card and tourist visa, which is expected to attract millions of visitors to the two countries.
According to an official statement, this will enable Japanese tourists to enter India and take advantage of the country’s convenience and services, which are being expanded to the new visa.
The MoU is expected help India to attract more visitors to Japan, including those from overseas.
The MoU comes a month after India and the Republic of Korea signed an agreement to open up the electronic card to visitors from the two nations, which was inked at a high-level meeting of the Ministry of External Affairs on August 13, 2017.
According the MoU, the two agreements will see the electronic visa be used by Japanese citizens to travel to India and by Indian citizens to visit Japan.
According a joint statement by the two governments, the MoUs aim is to boost bilateral trade by providing Japanese and Indian nationals with opportunities to visit India, to invest in the economy of the two neighbouring nations and to enjoy a wide range of services, including tourism and cultural exchanges.