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India warns Pakistanis not to submit forged polio vaccine certificates

Islamabad: The Indian High Commission here has cautioned Pakistani nationals intending to visit India not to submit fake or forged polio vaccination certificates along with their visa applications.A statement by the Indian High Commission said,
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India TV News Desk October 09, 2014 14:00 IST

Islamabad: The Indian High Commission here has cautioned Pakistani nationals intending to visit India not to submit fake or forged polio vaccination certificates along with their visa applications.

A statement by the Indian High Commission said, such visa applications with be rejected and the applicants will be permanently denied entry to India.

The statement said: "It has been reported that forged polio certificates are being submitted with India visa applications. This is a serious offence.”

"Detection of any forged documentation would result in summary rejection of the visa application and permanent denial of visa for future travel also.  Visa applicants are being advised to comply strictly with the polio certification requirements," it added.

Pakistan is among the remaining few countries in the world, from where polio cases are still being reported. India is currently polio-free.

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