Sri Lanka raises concerns with Italy on visa application process

Tuesday, 5 March 2019

Sri Lanka has raised concerns with Italy over the current visa applications process.

Minister of Foreign Affairs Tilak Marapana had raised the concerns during a visit to Italy, the Foreign Ministry said today.

The Minister brought to the attention of the Italian authorities the difficulties faced by Sri Lankans to submit their visa applications through the outsourced processing agency to obtain visas to enter Italy as tourists or to visit relatives.

Marapana held bilateral discussions at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Italian Republic, Manlio Di Stefano.