Indian tourists to get cheap and quick UK visas

Posted By: Nitsi
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David Cameron
London, Aug 13: The British Prime Minister David Cameron assured Indian tourists for cheaper and quicker system on visa issues on Thursday, Aug 12.

As per The Hindu report, Cameron said, "Measures to help the industry would be speeding up the process of getting visitors' visas for the UK in India and China."

The reference of India is important as it provides the largest inflow of tourists from any Asian country.

The record tells India is the 10th largest visitors to the UK numbering 400,000 visitors each year.

A spokesman for the 'Visit Britain' campaign said, "India is terribly important. Prime Minister Cameron even indicated that visa fee may be lowered, thus making it more attractive for Indians to come to the UK."

The British PM said, "I want to see us in the top five destinations in the world. But that means being much more competitive internationally." According to UN figures, Britain is in sixth place, behind France, the US, Spain, China and Italy. He then joked, "If we can't always beat Germany at football, then we can beat them at tourism."

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