Pakistan nationals living on extended visa to get jab in Indore

Jun 13 2021 01:54 PM
Pakistan nationals living on extended visa to get jab in Indore

Madhya Pradesh cleanest city, Indore has come forward for Pakistan nationals. The officials of Indore gives in a big relief to over 4,000 Pakistani Sindhis residing in city on extended visa.

The district administration has now allowed these nationals to take Covid-19 vaccines by registering with their passports on CoWIN app. The city’s local health authorities have permitted for vaccination of the Pakistani residents living in Indore for a long time. District immunisation officer Dr Praveen Jadia told TOI, "All those citizens of Pakistan residing here can now take their Covid-19 vaccines after online registration on the CoWIN app. Since these people don't have identity documents like Aadhaar cards issued to Indian citizens, they must register with the help of their passport." According to his statement, the registration with a passport is allowed on the CoWIN app. Earlier it was done in the case of a citizen of the Netherlands, who had taken the first dose of Covishield at one of the centres in May. The clearance to vaccinate Pakistani Sindhis was given after a delegation met Indore district collector.

Additionally, most of them have decided to reside in India and have applied for citizenship after completing seven years of residence here.

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