A large number of Indians are stranded in Iran, including students, fishermen, and pilgrims who are eagerly waiting for their return home. However, no Indian has come in contact with Corona there. The issue of withdrawal of Indians has been raised by the governments of various states before the Center. The Ministry of External Affairs is busy in taking cognizance of the matter and ensuring his return.
At the same time, the Indian Embassy is in touch with the pilgrims, students and Indian community present in Iran. They have been asked to follow the health protocol. It is noteworthy that after China, most deaths from Corona have occurred in Iran and its effect is gradually increasing. So far 66 people have died in Iran and 1,501 people are vulnerable to the virus.
The Bureau of Immigration issued a statement on Monday, ‘has canceled the visa / e-visa issued to Iranian citizens and foreign nationals traveling to Iran after 1 February. This is for those who have not yet entered India. These foreign nationals cannot enter India by air, land or sea route.