Beijing: Around 1,300 Indian students studying in Chinese universities will now be able to resume their studies after a hiatus of two years induced by Covid-19 pandemic. They have received visas to return to China after two years owing to strict Covid-19 travel restrictions imposed by the country in early 2020 at the start of the pandemic.Also Read – China May Ban Alcohol Consumption For Government Officials: Report
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INDIAN BUSINESSMEN TO RETURN TO CHINA
“More than 1,300 Indian students have obtained visas to come to China, and nearly 300 businessmen in two batches took a chartered flight of China Airlines to Yiwu City, Zhejiang Province,” Chinese foreign ministry said in a statement.
India has been urging China for a long time to allow students to return. In talks held with Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi in July, foreign minister S Jaishankar had reiterated the return of Indian students to China stressing on the need to expedite the process. Earlier, S Jaishankar had also urged China on the matter when Wang Yi visited New Delhi in March.