FOREIGN MINISTRY CLEARS AIR OVER VISA WAIVER AGREEMENTS

Parliament approved the visa waiver deal for diplomatic passport holders only.

The nations are Hungary, Colombia, Iran, Equatorial Guinea, India, Morocco.

SHIRLEY AYORKOR BOTCHWEY, MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND REGIONAL INTEGRATION

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has clarified that the bilateral visa waiver agreements executed between Ghana and some six countries is only for diplomatic and service passport holders.


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DIPLOMATIC PASSPORTS HOLDERS CAN NOW TRAVEL TO INDIA, IRAN, COLOMBIA, EQUATORIAL GUINEA, HUNGARY, AND MOROCCO WITHOUT A VISA.

According to the Ministry, contrary to a report by Ghanaweb, the waivers are not for holders of ordinary passports.


Ghanaweb had on October 28, 2019, reported that Ghana had signed visa waiver agreements with six nations for diplomatic and service passport holders.


The nations are Hungary, Colombia, Iran, Equatorial Guinea, India, Morocco.



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