Entry of foreign students still not allowed in China, remain in touch with universities: Indian Embassy

This file photo shows Indian students taking selfie pictures after receiving their degrees at the Guru Nanak Dev University in Amritsar. (AFP Photo). Sketched by the Pan Pacific Agency.

NEW DELHI, Sep 8, 2020, DNA. Indian students studying in Chinese universities and colleges have been advised to remain in touch with their respective educational institutions as Beijing has still not allowed the return of foreign students to resume their studies, the Indian Embassy said, DNA reported.

Responding to the Indian mission in Beijing, the Chinese government on Monday said that following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic earlier this year, it was not permitting foreign students to enter the country for the time being and permitting such entry only in specific circumstances.

The statement by the Chinese Ministry of Education in response to the concerns raised by the Indian embassy was tweeted by the latter.

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