Kyrgyzstan announce visa free travel

President of Kyrgyzstan enacts the Law “On introduction of visa-free travel for citizens of some countries for up to 60 days”
24/07-2012 15:42, Bishkek – 24.kg news agency
President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev enacted the Law “On introduction of visa-free travel for citizens of some countries for up to 60 days”.

President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev enacted the Law “On introduction of visa-free travel for citizens of some countries for up to 60 days”.

The document was adopted in order to simplify procedures for issuing visas to foreign citizens and increase the attractiveness of tourism market, tourism development and attracting investments.

Recall, Parliament has been discussing the issue for a long time with numerous debates and outright blocking of certain departments (such as country’s secret services).

The President put an end by signing the law. From now on “the Kyrgyz Republic unilaterally or on the basis of the international treaty that came into force in the manner prescribed by law to which it belongs introduces visa-free travel in relation to foreign states to develop friendly and good neighborly relations, strengthening economic, trade, scientific-technical, cultural and other ties”.

A list of 41 countries proposed by the Government was complemented by three countries when considering by Parliament with the consent of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs: the State of Qatar, the State of Brunei Darussalam, the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Here is a list of countries whose citizens are introduced unilateral visa-free travel for up to 60 days:

1. The Commonwealth of Australia

2. The Republic of Austria

3. The Kingdom of Belgium

4. Bosnia and Herzegovina

5. Vatican

6. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

7. Hungary

8. The Federal Republic of Germany

9. The Kingdom of the Netherlands

10. The Hellenic Republic

11. The Kingdom of Denmark

12. Iceland

13. The Kingdom of Ireland

14. The Kingdom of Spain

15. The Italian Republic

16. Canada

17. The Republic of Korea

18. The State of Kuwait

19. The Republic of Latvia

20. The Republic of Lithuania

21. The Principality of Liechtenstein

22. The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

23. The Republic of Malta

24. The Principality of Monaco

25. New Zealand

26. The Kingdom of Norway

27. The United Arab Emirates

28. The Republic of Poland

29. The Portuguese Republic

30. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

31. The Republic of Singapore

32. The Slovak Republic

33. The Republic of Slovenia

34. The United States of America

35. The Republic of Finland

36. The French Republic

37. The Republic of Croatia

38. The Czech Republic

39. The Swiss Confederation

40. The Kingdom of Sweden

41. The Republic of Estonia

42. The State of Qatar

43. The State of Brunei Darussalam

44. The Kingdom of Bahrain
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