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85 pc Pakistanis want relaxation of Indo-Pak visa policies

September 08, 2012 11:52 IST

Over 85 per cent of Pakistanis want relaxation in visa policies between Pakistan and India, a new survey has revealed. This was disclosed by the Institute for Peace and Secular Studies during its signature campaign in five big cities of Pakistan.

IPSS said that they had succeeded in getting over 85,000 people's signature and most of them had demanded that governments of Pakistan and India relax their visa regimes, the Daily Times reports.

IPSS representatives said that they found "hardly one or two per cent" opposition to the issue.

According to the paper, they also said that they had received threat calls from some extremists in society while some people tore documents through which they were requested to sign on the resolution regarding relaxation in visa policies.

Earlier, while addressing the press conference, they demanded that Indian External Affairs Minister SM Krishna and Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar sign an agreement to relax the Pak-India visa regime.


Source: ANI