Kuwait simplifies visa regime for citizens of Ukraine

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber Al-Sabah, reached agreement on simplification of visa regime between the two countries, the press service of the head of state.

March 18, Poroshenko is on a visit to Kuwait.

«There was agreement on simplification of visa regime on a reciprocal basis and include Ukraine in the list of States whose citizens visas are issued at the international airport of Kuwait or in electronic form. Such a step would contribute to enhancing contacts among business circles and open up additional opportunities for the national tourism industries,» the report says.

In addition, signed a number of bilateral documents: Agreement on cooperation in military and other spheres; the Memorandum of understanding between the government of Ukraine and the government of the state of Kuwait on cooperation in youth sphere, the sphere of physical culture and sports; the Memorandum of understanding and scientific cooperation.

«They discussed the possibilities of closer cooperation between the two countries within international organizations and support Kuwait’s foreign policy of Ukraine. It was also about the prospects of cooperation in the framework of non-permanent membership of Kuwait in the UN Security Council in 2018-2019, in particular, on the question of the UN peacekeeping mission in the occupied part of the Donbass and Ukraine’s membership in the Council on human rights of the UN in 2018-2020,» the report says.

In November 2017, the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin said that working on the introduction of a visa-free regime with Kuwait and Qatar, as well as on the simplification of visa regime with Saudi Arabia. According to him, Ukrainians will be able to make visa-free travel to almost all the Gulf countries.

November 1, Poroshenko announced an agreement on the abolition of visa regime with Saudi Arabia.

2 November the President of Ukraine said that bezviz will work with the UAE in December.

The coastal countries of the Persian Gulf are Oman, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Iraq and Iran.

Kuwait simplifies visa regime for citizens of Ukraine 18.03.2018

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