Russia’s Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev on Monday announced that citizens of UAE and India are now eligible to visit Russia’s Far East without any requirement of visa. According to the reports, tourists and businessmen from across 18 nations can now visit Russia Far East without the need of visas.
The prime minister said, “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.” He also says, “It will be enough for foreigners “to enter their data on a special website in the Internet,” He added, “Cancellation of visa procedures for tourists and businessmen “will promote growth of investment and tourist attractiveness of the Far East,” the prime minister said. The region will earn more money from tourist traffic growth.” He added, “We are proactively forming the modern infrastructure and creating special regimes in the Far East. The law on visits to the Vladivostok free port was approved in March.” He also said the cancellation of visa procedure will attract more tourist. “The cancellation of visa will promote growth of investment and tourist attractiveness of the far east.”
Here is the list of eighteen countries, which have the right to Russia without any visas are:
UAE, India, Brunei, Mexico, Oman, Iran, Qatar, China, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, North Korea, Kuwait, Algeria, Bahrain, Morocco, Tunisia, Turkey and Japan
On choosing these 18 countries, the minister said, “This is not because these states are situated at a closer or longer distance – we are appropriately introducing bilateral agreements on visa-free travel for those ready to use such an approach for us.”