Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced this week, that tourists and business persons from 18 nations will be able to visit Russia’s Far East without visas.
In a cancellation of previous visa restrictions, Medvedev aims to help promote growth and investment in the vast regions in the Far East of the world’s largest country. said on April 17 tourists and businessmen from 18 nations can visit the Russian Far East without visas. Mr. Medvedev offering this: said on April 17 tourists and businessmen from 18 nations can visit the Russian Far East without visas.
“I have recently approved the list of countries, whose nationals can take advantage of the preferential regime. Businessmen and tourists will not need to undergo the traditional procedure of Russian visas receipt. It will be enough for foreigners “to enter their data on a special website on the Internet.”
The Russian Prime Minister went on to say Russia is in the process of “proactively forming the modern infrastructure and creating special regimes in the Far East”, and that the Vladivostok free port law was actually approved back in March. According to Medvedev, this part of Russia will earn much-needed revenue from tourist traffic growth, and that the 18 countries selected were included because of their perspective reciprocity principle in the past.
According to the official site of the Cabinet, the list of 18 countries comprises Algeria, Bahrain, Brunei, India, Iran, Qatar, China, North Korea, Kuwait, Morocco, Mexico, UAE, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Tunisia, Turkey and Japan.