Multiple entry Business Visa upto 3 years can be issued to Pakistan nationals of assured financial standing and credentials with visits restricted upto 15 places (excluding Restricted/Prohibited/Protected Areas). The India Business Card is issued to those businessmen from SAARC countries who are eligible for issuance of multiple entry business visa for a period of three years or more.
There is no objection to the criteria/ guidelines for issuing above referred business visa and Business Card to the businessmen from Pakistan.India Business Card has a special logo and is given to those businessmen from SAARC countries who are eligible for multiple entry Business Visa for three years or more.
As per exiting FDI policy, a citizen of Pakistan or an entity incorporated in Pakistan can invest, only under the Government route, in sectors/activities other than defence, space and atomic energy and sectors/activities prohibited for foreign investment.
This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju in a written reply to question by Smt. Kothapalli Geetha in the Lok Sabha today.